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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. ZKP1: Pre-Chingming Black Bud

A 2014 production Pre-Chingming black tea from Hunan province. The long, wiry threads of black and golden leaf give this tea a beautiful variegated appearance. The tea liquor has a mildly tart, cocoa aroma and silky smooth flavor with honeyed notes of caramel, cocoa, dark berries and a suggestion of ...

*Some variations are limited:

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

 2. ZKP2: Pre-Chingming Golden Black

A 2014 Pre-Chingming black tea from Yunnan province. The silky smooth flavor has notes of bittersweet cocoa, and a caramel/molasses sweetness with hints of cassia. With its malty thickness and deep, rich flavor, this selection is a real eye opener!

*Some variations are limited:

    10g sample: Sold Out
    80g packet: 4 remaining
    160g packet: 6 remaining

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