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  • Tea Hong: Black Tea: Tongmuguan One
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    Tongmuguan One

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    Rare Quality Meizhan Hong Cha

    Not many black teas can achieve a smooth and full body. To have a floral, yet warm aroma with spicy sweetness and complexity of dried fruit would be a luxury. Tongmuguan One makes it even better by delivering the whole package with a sophisticated balance and yet subtle uniqueness unfound in its peers. A very limited batch produced in the mecca of xiao zhong gungfu black tea, Tongmuguan, this finely processed leaves of Meizhan is precious not because it is rare, but because it is so demanding to produce to this quality. It is not every year that we can achieve a gem like this.
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    Net weight: 80 g (2.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Red Jade 2016
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    Red Jade 2016

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    Fragrance of Taiwan:

    Deep in the mountains away from the tourist infested Sun Moon Lake, small tea bushes tidily populate small patches of rectangles between wild forrest and various orchards. A cross between Burma and a native wild tea, this Hong Yu cultivar, born right here in 1999, shines with a vibrant young green. It dominates the ambience with a smell that is both fresh and spicy. Farmers here still process black tea in small batches in the old fashioned way, though with the aid of a few new technologies for monitoring. Red Jade — the Fragrance of Taiwan — has to be so processed to that distinctive floral yet spicy aroma, minty and complex taste on a smooth body to be worthy of name. Taichi classInfusion colour: wolfberryTCM: Neutral-warm EnergyTea Master's Choice Net weight: 50 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Keemun Snails 2016
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    Keemun Snails 2018

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    Fragrant Curls:

    If you prefer a simpler taste profile than our Keemun Traditional Supreme, but want to enjoy the character of a Keemun black tea, Keemun Snails maybe the one tea for you. Slightly sweeter and lighter than the former, these tightly rolled tiny little swirls releases a gently warm and yet floral and sweet aroma to help you slowly start off your day, or move it along. Deliciously different from the bitterness of many other blacks, the fine taste from these wriggles maybe a pleasant twist from your previous perceptions of this beverage category.
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    Net weight: 80 g (2.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 23.80
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  • Yunnan Golden 2017
    USD 9.30
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    Yunnan Golden 2017

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    The People’s Black Tea:

    It is said that the first Yunnan black tea was made here in Feng Qing. It is also the origin of the golden tippy tea that was presented as a national gift to Queen Elizabeth II when she first visited China in 1986. To us, what matters more is the pleasant, oatsy tea liquor with that distinct apple flavour and slight bite of citrus that you can drink all day, leaving the mouth feeling fresh and moist anytime in the subtlest way. This friendly taste profile is possible only with select first flush, non-blended leaves properly processed and baked optimally for balance of fragrance and dryness. Our staff says it is the people’s tea. Aptly named.

    Connoisseur classinfusion color: WolfberryTCM character: neutral warmStaff PickGreat value!

    Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack

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  • Lincang Centenarians 2016
    USD 18.20
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    Lincang Centenarians 2016

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    Gold Needles Supreme:

    Deep in the mountains in Lincang, native tree type tea plants have prospered for millenniums. There are so many huge tea trees that people say this is where tea itself originated. From these old tea forests we have reserved some finest first flushes for producing our special quality Dianhong. For drinkers who feel Yunnan Golden is too easy tasting, and Dianhong Classic too smooth, Lincang Centenarians has a complexity that is possible only from leaves slowly grown on old trees and which roots reach deep enough for the richest of minerals in the mountain soils. Same luscious taste profile as the finest classic Dianhong, yet tinkling with more notes.

    Delta classinfusion color: wolfberryTCM character: neutral warmTea Master's choiceGreat value!

    Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack

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  • Dianhong Classic black tea
    USD 15.70
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    Dianhong Classic 2017

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    Feng Qing Golden Tip:

    Some people think that the more the golden tip, the better the quality of a black tea. For a real connoisseur, however, it is the taste profile made possible by properly managing all the variables throughout production that matters. Don’t be convinced by the rich dark chocolate aroma of the dry leaves either. What matters is the round and complex body in the clear deep golden red liquor possible only with the first flush leaves from the deep mountains in Fengqing, the origin of Dianhong.

    Chrysanthemum classinfusion color: wolfberryTCM character: neutral warmGreat value!

    Net weight: 50 g ( 1.8 oz ) in Kraft-alu pack

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  • Gold Stallion 2016
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    Gold Stallion 2016

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    Wuyi Jinjun Mei:

    Produced using a newly redeveloped cultivar in the deep mountains of Wuyi in the much renowned black tea origin, Xingcun, Gold Stallion may look like a finer version of golden tippy Yunnan black tea, but it actually has a much more sophisticated taste and aroma profile in the grand Northern Fujian black tea tradition. It has only recently been popularly available outside of the exclusive circle of the rich and powerful in China. Chrysanthemum classInfusion colorTCM NeutralStaff Pick Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Bailin Gongfu 2016
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    Bailin Gongfu 2016

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    Minhong Black Tea:

    Milder and sweeter than the gongfu black teas from its counterparts in Wuyi or most other parts of China, Eastern Fujian gongfu blacks have their distinct position in the spectrum of black teas of the world. Tea Hong Bailin Gongfu is a traditional quality Eastern Fujian black tea suitable throughout the day for enjoying plain for its own delightful character. Connoisseur classInfusion colorTCM Neutral Net weight: 80 g (2.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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  • Red Plum Classic 2016
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    Red Plum Classic 2019

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    Black tea made from the leaves of Longjing cultivar

    Jiuqu Hongmei — Red Plum Classic has been produced from leaves of Longjing tea bushes since its beginning in mid 19th century. Because of the nature of this unique use of cultivar, it acquires a very different character from most other black tea: tastes and aromas associated more with berries and plums on a foundation that reminds of the savouriness of finer Longjings, albeit the light, yet typical sweetness of finer Chinese black teas. Delta classInfusion colorTCM Neutral Net weight: 50 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 18.10
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    Wild Tree Black Tea 2016
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    Wild Tree Black Tea 2018

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    Deserted Old Farm:

    Wild Tree Black Tea is Tea Hong’s very own product developed from the old tea bushes in a deserted farm we discovered for creating its smooth and pleasant taste profile. It offers a delicate floral character without being astringent; tastefulness while sweet. This is possible only by masterfully processing the first flush of this secret tea bush that we grow on the hills on the northern tip of Fujian, from which tribunal teas had once been the most prized for centuries. Connoisseur classInfusion colorTCM NeutralStaff pick Net weight: 80 g (2.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 17.00
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  • Keemun Traditional Supreme 2016
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    Keemun Traditional Supreme 2018

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    Qimen Hong Maofeng:

    Keemun had once been the tea of choice for European elites before the politics of economics made colonial productions more popular. To bring the true quality of what used to crown Keemun with the laureate of the most desired black tea, we select only the finest first flush at the origin for our masters to process to the best of Keemun gongfu standard. Considering the advancement of techniques in the past 150 years, Tea Hong’s Keemun Traditional Supreme is very likely to be superior to what the kings and queens had in their cups. Taichi classInfusion colorTCM NeutralTea Master's Choice Net weight: 70 g (2.5 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 24.80
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