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China - Pre-Chingming

The festival of Chingming (Qingming) is a 2500 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 occuring 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. ZWP1: Pre-Chingming White Needle

A 2014 production Pre-Chingming white tea from Fujian province. The pale sage, needle-shaped leaves yield a clear tea liquor with an aroma of fresh hay and sweet caramel. The flavor is mild and sweet with notes of melon, biscuit, birch, and unripe banan ...
Average Customer Review:   3 out of 5 stars - review details

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 2. ZWP2: Pre-Chingming Ya Bao Special

A 2014 production Pre-Chingming white tea produced in the Hunan Province. This unique selection consists of only the buds from the tea plant. The aroma is delicate and sweet with melon hints. The tea liquor has just a hint of color, of the palest ecru, with flavor notes of sugar cookie and crisp mel ...

*Some variations are limited:

    6g sample: 29 remaining
    50g packet: 24 remaining

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