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Introduction to Fine Tea Sampler
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A tin (approx 35g) each of the following: TP12: Premium China Keemun, TD50: No.1 Tippy Orthodox GFOP Darjeeling, ZY51: China Yunnan TGFOP, and TB51: East Frisian BOP Assam Tea. Representative of a wide range of fine black teas.

SM30 |
$13.00

China Black Flowery Orange Pekoe
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Characteristic black China tea. Frequently served in Chinese restaurants.

TP04 |
$0.09/cup

China Keemun
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Often called the Burgundy of China teas, this North China Congou is rich, flavorful and appropriate for any time of day. We offer this as our basic Keemun, although it is in the middle range of the standard series.

TP12 |
$0.12/cup

China Lychee
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Scented with the aromatic lychee fruit, this China black tea has a natural hint of sweetness and flowery aroma.

TP30 |
$0.12/cup

Rose Congou
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Quality China black (Congou) tea is scented with rose blossoms, creating a naturally aromatic, sweet cup. This tea is occasionally referred to as Lotus Tea, but should not be confused with the flavored tea blend bearing that name. A new lot with rose petals.

TP40 |
$0.12/cup

China Jasmine
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Green tea roasted with jasmine flowers, producing a fragrant, delicate tea. Sometimes classified as an Oolong tea, Jasmine teas are technically of the scented Pouchong family of teas.

TP70 |
$0.12/cup

Superior Bold-Leaf Formosa Keemun
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Formosa Keemun has a unique style that has attracted a dedicated following. This selection has the characteristic Oolong notes and gentle smokiness of this tea. It also has the lighter-colored leaf and infusion of our original Formosa Keemun from several years ago. Recommended for those seeking a divergence from traditional China Keemun.

TT51 |
$0.14/cup

Seasons Pick Young Hyson
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The aroma of this selection is lightly floral. The mild cup has sweet tones of honey and a light smoky undertone. The finish has a cranberry note and gentle tartness.

ZG02 |
$0.22

Seasons Pick Green Fannings Organic
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This is a perfect tea for getting your daily dose of "greens." This fannings grade produces a smooth and flavorful cup within a minute. Value-priced for everyday consumption and chosen for its pleasing character, this tea is an excellent choice for the green tea enthusiast on a budget.

ZG03 |
$0.07/cup

Seasons Pick Gunpowder Green
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Restock available March 2018!
This selection has a semi-loose style of rolled leaves, producing an infusion which has a sweet nuance, with notes of tobacco and smoke.

ZG04 |
$0.09/cup

Seasons Pick China Sencha Organic
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Processed in the style of a Japanese Sencha tea, this selection is an excellent value for an everyday green tea. The golden cup is aromatic with floral hints and a sweet, buttery mouth feel.

ZG07 |
$0.09/cup

Young Hyson
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Brisk China green tea of the Chun Mee family. Superior quality; golden liquor with a hint of sweetness. Use sparingly for optimum flavor.

ZG10 |
$0.11/cup

Young Hyson Imperial Organic
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This organic tea has the bold flavor of a high-fired tea, yet it has a pleasing smoothness with delicate sweetness. The thin, well-twisted leaves produce a liquor with a pale green color. This is a very popular style of China green tea with a bolder leaf.

ZG14 |
$0.14/cup

Chun Mee (Moon Palace)
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Literally translated, Chun Mee means 'precious eyebrows'. One of our most popular organic China green teas. Steep about 2 minutes.

ZG18 |
$0.11/cup

First Grade Gunpowder Green
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Superior grade of green tea in the style of gunpowder teas (tightly rolled tea leaves resembling gunpowder pellets).

ZG20 |
$0.10/cup

Organic Gunpowder
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This grade of Gunpowder tea is produced from fine China green tea that is painstakingly processed into "pearls." The finished product is a tea with rich flavor, balanced pungency, and the smoky tones one would expect from a quality gunpowder.

ZG26 |
$0.13/cup

Special Grade Temple of Heaven Gunpowder Green
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Finest pinhead Gunpowder tea with a naturally sweet flavor. A finer grade than ordinary Temple of Heaven.

ZG30 |
$0.11/cup

Huang Ya Imperial Yellow Tea
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The leaves are long, twisted and threaded with fawn-colored tip. The aroma has nuances of pear and light citrus. The delicate liquor is smooth, with sweet notes of peach and steamed vegetables.

ZG38 |
$0.36/cup

Special Ding Gu Da Fang Organic
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Legend has it that this eponymous tea was created by the famous Buddhist monk Da Fang during the Song dynasty. This special lot infuses a golden yellow cup, with a pronounced floral sweetness in the aroma. The flavor is rich and buttery smooth, with notes of chestnut and hints of ripe fruit, which linger into the finish.

ZG48 |
$0.56/cup

Huo Shan Huang Ya Yellow Buds
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This relatively rare, handcrafted offering is produced in An Hui province, Huo Shan County, and was once a tribute tea offered to the Emperor. The leaves are composed of a fine plucking, with a downy bud and two leaves. The liquor is a muted hay color with a buttery aspect. The flavor is subtle yet rich and enticing, with an evanescent tropical fruit note.

ZG51 |
$0.79/cup

Organic Lung Ching
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Produced in the mountainous region of Zhejiang province, this distinguished selection represents an especially good value in Lung Ching tea. Hand-processed leaves are fashioned into flat, yellow-green leaf sets, yielding a flavorful cup with a sweet character and buttery smooth mouth feel. The aroma is fragrant with nutty notes and a light floral hint.

ZG60 |
$0.43/cup

Misty Mountain Mao Feng
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Sprinkled with silvery buds, the long olive-green leaves have been carefully plucked and handcrafted to produce this high-quality green tea selection. The cup aroma is sweet and delicate with buttery vegetal notes. The pale yellow-jade infusion is light yet flavorful, with a slightly brothy, savory quality. Floral hints lead to a smooth, clean finish.

ZG63 |
$0.62/cup

Long Jing (Lung Ching) Imperial Organic
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The leaves of this Zhejiang province organic selection are neat and well made in the classic Lung Ching flat shape. The dark golden cup has a toasty, nutty aroma with a light floral hint. A vegetal sweetness predominates, with chestnut notes complementing the flavor profile.

ZG70 |
$0.52/cup

Long Jing (Lung Ching) Green (Superfine)
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One of the finest China green teas is Lung Ching (Dragon Well). The liquor is pale yellow, slightly sweet, and very refreshing.

ZG71 |
$0.42/cup

Si Feng Long Jing (Lung Ching) Org
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Flat, lustrous leaves, in shades of spring green, produce a pale yellow jade cup with a smooth, full mouth feel. Classic notes of chestnut are prominent in both the aroma and the flavor, as well as fresh vegetal notes, which are enveloped by a rich toastiness. The finish lingers to allow your further enjoyment of this outstanding selection.

ZG72 |
$1.44/cup

Fujian Green Snow Buds
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From Fujian province, this special, handcrafted selection is composed of downy silver tea buds. The champagne-gold liquor has a savory aroma with earthy, vegetal hints. The brothy cup has a buttery mouth feel with melon notes and hints of honey and sweet tobacco. Supplies are limited.

ZG78 |
$0.56/cup

Pi Lo Chun (Green Snail Spring)
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The most tender buds are picked under carefully controlled conditions in the spring. One of the most prized of China green teas, only a limited amount of this special grade tea is available.

ZG92 |
$0.56/cup

Organic Anhui Mountain Tea
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The beautifully handcrafted leaves of this organic green tea yield a pale jade green infusion with a fresh aroma, hinting of sweet corn and spring flowers. The delicate cup is smooth and buttery with nutty notes and a sweetness reminiscent of almond paste. Fruity nuances lead to a crisp, clean finish.

ZG96 |
$0.30/cup

Pre-Chingming E-Mei Xiang
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The dark green leaf of this 2015 offering is twisted and curled. The cup has a vegetal aroma with hints of mint and sweet flowers. The liquor has a light vegetal flavor with a buttery mouth feel and hints of spice.

ZG98 |
$0.44/cup

Pre-Chingming Lung Ching
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The flat, spring green leaves of this 2017 Pre-Chingming selection produce a yellow jade liquor with a fresh vegetal aroma. The light cup is smooth and savory with hints of melon and chestnut. A crisp tang lingers in the finish.

ZGP1 |
$1.73/cup

Pre-Chingming Pi Lo Chun
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One of China's most well-known green teas, Pi Lo Chun, or Green Snail Spring, is named for its unique appearance. This 2017 Pre-Chingming selection has a profusion of silver tips mixed with olive green leaves, which are rolled into curly spiral shapes. The pale golden infusion is smooth with a sweet delicate aroma and fresh herbaceous flavor.

ZGP7 |
$2.80/cup

China Green Decaffeinated Tea
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Surprisingly flavorful, this decaffeinated green tea has a pleasant vegetal quality. A bolder version of our ZG09, Decaffeinated China Green Tea.

ZGX9 |
$0.21/cup

Seasons Pick Shou Pu-Erh
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This classic, leaf-style Shou Pu-Erh tea has reddish-brown leaves that produce a dark ruby copper liquor with a sweet earthy aroma. Rich Burgundy notes complement a thick mouth feel with dark cocoa hints.

ZH02 |
$0.17/cup

China Pu-Erh Leaf
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This leaf format Pu-Erh yields dark liquor with strong earthy notes in the traditional style. A good value for this Yunnan classic.

ZH20 |
$0.15/cup

Chung-Hao Special Grade Jasmine
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Chung-Hao Jasmine belongs to the same series of China Jasmine tea as Yin- Hao, but is less expensive. The leaf style is comparable. Exceptional quality and flavor.

ZJ41 |
$0.18/cup

Chung-Hao Jasmine Imperial
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This fine Jasmine selection produces an amber gold cup with a rich, full mouth feel. The flavor showcases a perfect balance between the base tea and its meticulous jasmine scenting. Light floral notes are highlighted by a hint of sweetness that lingers into the finish.

ZJ55 |
$0.24/cup

China Jasmine Da Zhang Select Organic
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This selection is produced via the careful processing of quality green tea with fragrant jasmine blossoms. The result is a mildly pungent tea with a pleasant aroma and delicate jasmine essence. The liquor has a pleasingly rich taste.

ZJ56 |
$0.17/cup

China Jasmine Chung-Hao Organic
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An organic silver-tip green tea was scented with fresh, organic jasmine blossoms, creating this delightful tea. The cup aroma is candy sweet and redolent with the sublime scent of jasmine. The liquor is smooth and well balanced, with a pleasing level of jasmine flavor that lingers into the finish.

ZJ57 |
$0.27/cup

Guangdong Province Jasmine Pearls
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Tightly rolled leaf bud sets scented with an alluring fruity nuance. This is a more affordable alternative to our extremely popular Dragon Phoenix Pearl.

ZJ85 |
$0.37/cup

Guangdong Province Jasmine Dragon Phoenix Pearl
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Select fine pluckings (two leaves and a bud), scented with the finest jasmine flowers and tightly rolled into pearl-sized spheres. A rare treat for Jasmine tea lovers.

ZJ90 |
$0.51/cup

Organic Jasmine Dragon Phoenix Pearl
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This rare offering is produced from carefully selected leaf sets, consisting of buds and tender first-leaf sets. It is then scented with the highest quality jasmine blossoms, which are later painstakingly removed to ensure that the quality of the leaf is represented in the cup.

ZJ91 |
$0.68/cup

China Congou Fannings Organic
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The earthy aroma of this tea has hints of biscuits and honey. The flavor is brisk and savory, with notes of cedar and toast, with a smoky undertone. A bright, zesty quality lingers long into the finish.

ZK05 |
$0.10/cup

China Keemun First Grade
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This is the top grade (1110) of standard China Keemun, which include the 1154, 1143, 1132, and 1121 lower grades. Demand often exceeds supply for this grade of China's most famous black tea.

ZK11 |
$0.17/cup

Hong Tao Keemun
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A mellow tea in the style of An Hui province Keemun, with classic Burgundy cup character and mild smoky note. The liquor is smooth, with a lingering sweet finish.

ZK12 |
$0.16/cup

Organic China Black FOP
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Well-twisted leaves with golden tips, producing a liquor that has the character of a non-smoky Keemun. The Burgundy-like flavor notes end with a sweet, clean finish.

ZK16 |
$0.18/cup

Hubei Province Keemun Ji Hong
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Restock available early 2018!
Rated a top tea region since the Tang Dynasty, Hubei province produces this remarkable black tea. A special grade of Keemun.

ZK22 |
$0.17/cup

China Keemun Hong Cha
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The fragrant, dark brown leaves yield a deep amber liquor with a light smoky aroma, hinting of earth and wine. The smooth cup is rich and full-bodied, accented with smoky/earthy nuances. The finish lingers with a hint of spice.

ZK33 |
$0.27/cup

Black Tie-Guan-Yin
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Produced from a cultivar used for Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong, this black tea selection has an interesting, complex aroma and flavor. The large, midnight brown leaves yield an amber cup with an aroma of chestnuts and wood. A refreshing minty suggestion complements the nutty/woody flavor notes. Oolong lovers will delight in this unique offering.

ZK56 |
$0.18/cup