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China - Pre-Chingming

The festival of Chingming (Qingming) is a 2,500 year old tradition in which people visit the burial sites of their ancestors to pay respect. It is significant in Chinese tea culture because it serves as a demarcation between a distinct pre-Chingming plucking period and the subsequent plucking period occurring after the festival date (usually around April 5). Pre-Chingming teas are prized for their delicacy and subtle, fresh nuances.

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 1. ZG59: Pre-Chingming Jun Shan Yin Zhen

A rare selection notable for its attractive appearance and fine cup. Produced at Jun Mountain in the Dongting Lake region of Hunan, this tea is made from traditional Camellia sinensis cultivars. The production is done entirely by hand, and finished with a delicate basket drying/roasting over charcoa ...
Average Customer Review:   5 out of 5 stars - review details
*Internet Specials/Discounts:
    6g sample: Normally $4.50 , Now only $3.50!
    50g packet: Normally $24.00 , Now only $19.20!

*Some variations are limited:

    6g sample: Sold Out
    50g packet: Sold Out

 2. ZO91: Pre-Chingming Fenghuang Dan Cong

Once considered a tribute tea, this ancient style Oolong is made in Fujian from select strains of Camellia sinensis bushes. This selection is notable for its peach-like flavor and honey nuance. Suitable for use with the gong-fu method, the leaves can be steeped several time ...

*Some variations are limited:

    5g sample: Sold Out
    40g packet: 12 remaining

 3. ZY95: Pre-Chingming Dian Hong Yunnan Gold

The beautiful leaf of this selection yields a liquor with a light, spicy aroma. The cup has complex flavor notes, complemented with hints of cassia and cocoa, which linger in the finish.
*Internet Specials/Discounts:
    5g sample: Normally $2.50 , Now only $1.00!
    40g packet: Normally $14.80 , Now only $7.40!

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