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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 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 scented 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

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 |
$9.50

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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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

China Zao Bei Jian Green Tea
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This very approachable green tea selection from Sichuan province has quickly become a staff favorite. The wiry, sage-green leaves produce a bright gold cup with a sweet, fruity aroma. Pronounced notes of melon and apricot weave together with hints of tropical fruit to create a complex flavor that fills your mouth with a rich, lingering sweetness.

ZG25 |
$0.57/cup

Organic Gunpowder
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This grade of Gunpowder tea is produced from fine China green tea that is painstakingly processed into loosely rolled "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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This high-grade Gunpowder tea is rich and full-bodied with a pronounced sweetness. A hint of tobacco complements the herbaceous flavor and lingers into the finish.

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

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

White Monkey Pekoe
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This classic Fujian specialty is handcrafted from first leaf and bud sets, which yield a dark golden liquor with a toasty aroma. The silky smooth cup is light with a buttery mouth feel and pronounced sugar cane sweetness. Supplies are limited.

ZG73 |
$0.33/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

Organic China Yunnan Green Tea
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Silvery tips mix with bold, olive green leaves in this classic green tea from Yunnan province. The rosy gold liquor has a toasty, herbaceous aroma and velvety smooth mouth feel. Sweet floral hints join notes of stone fruit in the cup, ending with a smooth finish.

ZG89 |
$0.33/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

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 Jade Cloud Mist Green Tea
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Grown on Mengding Mountain in northwest Sichuan province, this 2018 Pre-Chingming green tea offers a pale golden cup with a sweet vegetal aroma that hints of spring flowers. Notes of ripe fruit complement the silky smooth mouth feel, ending with a crisp, clean finish.

ZGP5 |
$1.29/cup

Pre-Chingming Silver Sprout Green Tea
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From Sichuan province, this 2018 Pre-Chingming green tea produces a fresh, vibrant cup. A toasty aroma hints of sweet corn, introducing a bright golden liquor with a smooth, full mouth feel. A rich fruitiness leads to a pleasant, lingering finish.

ZGP6 |
$0.35/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 Sheng Cha Dragon Pearl
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Sheng Pu-Erh tea leaves are carefully rolled by hand into medium pearl shapes, which produce a silky smooth cup with a complex aroma and flavor. Hints of fruit and spice enhance the light earthy aroma. Pronounced notes of fresh apricot are complemented by layers of honey, earth and flowers in the pale golden liquor. The crisp, refreshing finish lingers on the palate. An outstanding selection. Each 1.25" pearl will yield approximately 3-4 cups of tea.

ZH04 |
$0.88/cup

China Pu-Erh Shou Cha Dragon Pearl
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Shou Pu-Erh tea leaves are crafted by hand into medium pearl shapes, which yield a thick, rich cup with an earthy character. The aroma is fragrant with hints of sweet toffee. Cocoa notes lead to a smooth finish, hinting of spice. Each 1.25" pearl will yield approximately 3-4 cups of tea. This selection is perfect for multiple steepings.

ZH05 |
$0.88/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

Organic China Shou Pu-Erh
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Neat, well-made leaves, in shades of warm brown, produce a dark opaque cup with a pronounced earthy aroma. Notes of molasses and hints of semi-sweet cocoa are complemented by a very smooth mouth feel in this Shou Pu-Erh tea selection from Yunnan province.

ZH23 |
$0.53/cup

Sticky Rice Pu-Erh Tuo Cha
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This selection is a mixture of Shou Pu-Erh and the Nuo Mi Xiang herb. When infused, the liquor yields an earthy aroma with hints of cinnamon. The earthy flavor emerges in the cup, along with notes of dark molasses and honey. Each square or heart-shaped (as available) "tuo cha" piece will yield approximately two cups of tea.

ZH34 |
$0.18/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. Delicate silver tips adorn the well-made leaves, producing a light, refreshing cup redolent with the heady fragrance of jasmine blossoms. A rich sweetness blooms and lingers into the finish.

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

Yin-Hao Special Grade Jasmine
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The choicest of the standard grades of Jasmine tea. Delicate flavor with a natural sweetness that is enhanced by the sublime aroma of the finest jasmine flowers.

ZJ81 |
$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

Jasmine Yin Zhen
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Silver downy tea buds have been expertly scented with jasmine, lending a sweet perfumed essence to this distinctive selection from Fujian province. The white tea base adds a light savory body to the pale straw-colored infusion. Gentle floral notes in the cup complement the herbaceous melon notes of the white tea. Hints of honey lead to a delicate, lingering finish.

ZJ95 |
$0.61/cup

China Keemun First Grade
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With its rich flavor profile and smooth mouth feel, this standard grade Keemun represents a great value for a China black tea. Hints of wine and a suggestion of smoke round out the earthy, full-bodied cup.

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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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

Keemun Xiang Luo
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From An Hui province, home of the famous Hao-Ya Keemun teas, this selection offers a bright character with a suggestion of sweet tobacco in the aroma. The medium-bodied cup has warm toasty notes and a honey sweetness that blooms as the tea cools.

ZK52 |
$0.47/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

Hao-Ya B Superfine Keemun
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Please see our Hao-Ya 'A' Superfine Keemun, ZK80 will be restocked by end of Spring
Extra care is taken with each step, from the extra-fine picking through the oxidation. Exquisite in style, color, aroma, and taste. If an unspecified 'Hao-Ya' Keemun is sold, it is typically Hao-Ya 'B'.

ZK80 |
$0.26/cup

Hong Cha Mao Feng
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A light sprinkling of golden tips adorns the glossy dark brown leaves in this stunning Mao Feng selection. The copper ruby cup exhibits a complex aroma and flavor with rich notes of earth, wine and smoke. A hint of spice in the finish complements the silky sweet character.

ZK88 |
$0.68/cup

Hao-Ya A Superfine Keemun
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Officially the top grade of China Keemun, this grade has always been produced in limited supply. A top new lot for the Keemun connoisseur.

ZK90 |
$0.57/cup

Special Purchase Hao-Ya A Select
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A fine complement of golden tips sets this stylish selection apart. The flavor has classic Burgundy-like Keemun notes, with subtle smokiness and a hint of cocoa. This one comes close to the Hao-Ya 'A' Keemun of days past.

ZK96 |
$0.79/cup

Keemun Mao Feng Imperial
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This superior Keemun has the depth of flavor and refined complexity characteristic of top grade An Hui Congou teas. The long, wiry leaves produce a deep amber infusion with an aroma hinting of sweet spices and smoke. The smooth cup has notes of wine and cocoa, followed by a peppery hint in the finish.

ZK99 |
$0.36/cup

Pre-Chingming Zhen Shan Xiao Zhong Black Tea
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Grown in the Wuyi Mountains of northern Fujian province, this 2018 Pre-Chingming black tea produces a dark copper liquor of medium body. A light earthy aroma introduces sweet herbaceous notes in the smooth cup. Nuances of stone fruit and cocoa lead to a bold, lingering finish with a citrus-like brightness.

ZKP1 |
$0.31/cup

Pre-Chingming Golden Needles
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Handcrafted using time-honored traditional methods, this attractive tea is comprised of predominantly golden buds, covered in fine silky hairs. The ruby-copper cup is robust and earthy with a pronounced cocoa aroma and flavor. A light toastiness leads to a smooth, lingering finish hinting of spice.

ZKP2 |
$0.75/cup

Pre-Chingming Xiao Zhong Mao Feng Black Tea
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This stellar 2018 Pre-Chingming black tea selection comes from the Wuyi Mountains of northern Fujian province. The aromatic, wiry leaves yield a ruby copper liquor with an inviting cocoa aroma. The velvety smooth cup is rich and complex with deep cocoa notes, complemented by earthy hints and a faint suggestion of smokiness.

ZKP5 |
$1.35/cup

Magnolia Blossom Oolong
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This Guangdong specialty is a lovely Oolong tea, scented with magnolia flowers. Alternately known as Orchid Oolong or in Chinese Yu Lan, this selection is a must try for those who appreciate a fine scented tea. The flavor nuances are unique, but hints of jasmine lend a recognizable character.

ZM65 |
$0.27/cup

Milk Oolong
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From Fujian province, this unique Oolong is composed of loosely rolled leaves with a rich buttery fragrance. The sparkling pale yellow cup has a silky smooth mouth feel with a round, complex flavor profile. A tropical fruit sweetness complements notes of coconut cream and a light floral suggestion. This tea is a perfect choice for multiple infusions.

ZO11 |
$18.25

Wu Yi Water Fairy Oolong
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While not a true Wu Yi Mountain tea, this Fujian province Oolong is a flavorful and affordable alternative. The dark, chocolate-brown leaves produce a dusky ecru liquor with a harmonious flavor profile, accented with a sweet, lingering finish. Some who have enjoyed this selection have commented about nuances of honeysuckle, citrus and peach.

ZO15 |
$0.21/cup

China Organic Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong
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The carefully rolled leaves are as fragrant as a spring morning. The pale golden cup has a rich buttery quality, present in both the aroma and the full flavor. Floral notes are complemented by a whisper of fresh corn silk, followed by a smooth, lingering finish. This tea is the perfect choice for multiple steepings.

ZO19 |
$0.45/cup

Roasted Oolong
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This tea begins as a classic, medium-oxidized Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong, processed in the traditional style. It is finished and cured with a slow firing in bamboo baskets over a charcoal fire. The result is a tea with smooth, rich and inviting character.

ZO20 |
$0.10/cup

Floral Huang Jin Gui
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With a light oxidation level of less than 20%, this premium Oolong is produced in Anxi county of Fujian province. The name Huang Jin Gui translates to golden osmanthus,referring to the cup's light gold hue and osmanthus-like aroma and flavor.

ZO21 |
$0.2/cup

Da Hong Pao Oolong
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Da Hong Pao, or "Big Red Robe" is a famous tea with a colorful pedigree. The very large leaves are perfect for multiple infusions. Subsequent steepings will produce varying levels of fruity and honey notes, as well as lingering woody hints. A delicate toasty hint is noted in the finish.

ZO25 |
$0.50/cup

Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong First Grade
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An Oolong (Wu-Long) with a full, spicy flavor, hinting of chestnuts. Rich golden liquor with a heady aroma and a delightful aftertaste.

ZO80 |
$0.22/cup

Floral Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong
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An outstanding Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong selection, with an appealing floral intensity. The attractive, olive-green leaves produce a fragrant, pale gold infusion with a buttery smooth mouth feel. Orchid/lilac notes are prominent in both the flavor and aroma, as well as a hint of honey sweetness.

ZO82 |
$0.42/cup

China Oolong Buddhas Palm
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A special grade of Fujian province Oolong, with superior flavor, aroma, and leaf style. The tightly rolled leaves unfold to reveal the fine plucking, yielding a smooth cup with a toasty, spicy flavor.

ZO86 |
$0.48/cup

Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong Special Grade
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The loosely rolled leaves of this finest grade of China Tie-Guan-Yin Oolong produce a pale golden cup with a full, buttery mouth feel. A sweet, floral fragrance introduces notes of dried fruit and a hint of honeysuckle in the flavor. The finish lingers with a light toastiness.

ZO88 |
$0.40/cup

Fujian Oolong Supreme
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From its honeyed aroma to its smooth, fruity flavor, this Oolong selection from Fujian province offers many fine qualities. A pronounced honey sweetness complements hints of pear and apple in the light amber cup. Toasty/woody nuances lead to a clean finish.

ZO90 |
$0.43/cup

Eastern Beauty Oolong
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The bold leaves of this limited production "Eastern Beauty" Oolong tea yield an amber-gold cup with a sweet, rich character. Heady notes of honey and ripe fruit are present in both the fragrant aroma and complex flavor, finishing on a light spicy suggestion.

ZO93 |
$0.70/cup

An Hui Dan Cong Oolong
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From An Hui province, this Dan Cong Oolong has very bold, dark brown leaves that yield a deep amber liquor with a woodsy aroma, hinting of chestnuts. The silky smooth cup is syrupy sweet with toasty notes and a smooth, clean finish. Enjoy this rich, warming cup at any time of the day.

ZO94 |
$0.48/cup

Pre-Chingming Fairy Oolong
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This offering is a 2017 special production Pre-Chingming Oolong from Hunan province. The striking, dark-olive leaves are quite bold and fully intact. Orchid/lilac notes are pronounced in both the aroma and the smooth, buttery flavor. An intense sweetness complements light vegetal hints.

ZOP1 |
$1.28/cup

Gao Ji Lapsang Souchong
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A smooth mouth feel and delightful bright quality are showcased in this fine Lapsang Souchong selection. Rich smoky notes balance with a light, lingering sweetness in the whiskey-colored liquor.

ZS01 |
$0.20/cup

Lapsang Souchong
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The smoky flavor of a good Lapsang Souchong is unforgettable. This is an excellent example of this large-leaf variety. Mellow tea which is low in caffeine.

ZS20 |
$0.14/cup

Lapsang Souchong Imperial
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The best China Lapsang Souchong we have found. To our knowledge we are the only importer of this grade of China Lapsang Souchong. Superior in flavor. Very smoky, yet quite mellow.

ZS80 |
$0.17/cup

Lapsang Souchong Black Dragon
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Blended especially for Upton Tea Imports, this tea is a pleasing and subtly complex variation on a rich, smoky classic. The perfect gift for the Lapsang Souchong drinker who seeks a less smoky cup.

ZS90 |
$0.21/cup

China Shou Mei White Tea Pearl
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This Shou Mei style white tea has been handcrafted into beautiful tea pearls. The golden ecru liquor is fragrant with notes of honey and spring flowers. The sweet cup has an herbaceous flavor with notes of ripe melon. A sweet, lingering finish completes a very special tea experience. Each 1" pearl will yield approximately 2 cups of tea.

ZW01 |
$0.78/cup

Organic Pai Mu Tan Supreme
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A special grade of organic white tea, this Pai Mu Tan (Bai Mu Dan) selection has a full complement of tender leaf buds. The dark golden cup is well-balanced with an earthy, herbaceous aroma. The bolder leaf style yields a liquor with full flavor and subtle hints of melon and spice.

ZW57 |
$0.33/cup

Special Grade Shou Mei White Tea
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Brown/green leaves and silvery buds yield a light golden-amber infusion with a sweet, toasty aroma. The smooth, full-bodied cup has notes of honey and melon as well as some toasty hints

ZW60 |
$0.45/cup

China Yin Zhen Bai Hao Downy White Pekoe
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Very rare, this exotic tea is the most distinguished of all white teas. The silver-leaf tea buds yield a naturally sweet, complex, and delicate tea.

ZW80 |
$0.91/cup

Organic White Silver Needle
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This special production is composed entirely of unopened leaf buds. The cup has a delicate, sweet aroma. The light liquor is refreshing with a sweet hint and and a lightly nutty/fruity finish. An outstanding organic white tea.

ZW90 |
$0.57/cup

Jinggu Spring Buds
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From Jinggu County in Yunnan province, these exquisite downy white tea buds yield a pale straw-colored infusion, notable for a nutty/toasty aroma with hints of honey. A sweet hay nuance complements the savory cup, which finishes with a gentle spice hint.

ZW95 |
$0.88/cup

Pre-Chingming Bai Hao Yin Zhen White Tea
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From Yunnan province, this 2018 Pre-Chingming “silver needle” white tea is composed of tender tea buds. The pale rose-gold liquor has a light aroma that hints of melon. The silky smooth cup is honey sweet with notes of melon and stone fruit hints. A smooth, clean finish completes an outstanding tea experience. Highly recommended.

ZWP1 |
$1.50/cup

Seasons Pick Yunnan Fannings Organic
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With an infusion time of 1-2 minutes, this tea offers a quick, satisfying cup with a classic Yunnan character (medium-thick liquor with spicy/malty nuances).

ZY03 |
$0.07/cup

Yunnan Black Snail
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This selection is handcrafted from a bold-leaf Yunnan varietal. The dry leaves are tightly rolled into a spiral snail shape, dark in color, with golden tip accents. The smooth cup is rich and full-bodied with notes of bittersweet cocoa and carob, as well as the classic Yunnan spice hints.

ZY07 |
$0.22/cup

Yunnan FOP Select
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The dark brown leaf of this selection is accented with golden tips. Rich, earthy notes are present in the aroma and dark amber cup, and hints of white pepper and cassia add a pleasing accent. The smooth finish has a light tangy feel.

ZY30 |
$0.15/cup

Yunnan GFOP
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High-grown Yunnan of excellent quality. Sold by some as the best available, this grade is actually the best of the commonly available grades. Brisk flavor without the harshness of lesser Yunnan teas.

ZY40 |
$0.18/cup

Yunnan FBOP
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A Broken Orange Pekoe from Yunnan province, this tea is a hearty version of the whole-leaf varieties. Try it with milk for a British style Yunnan cup.

ZY45 |
$0.09/cup

Yunnan TGFOP
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This superior China black tea is a great after-dinner tea. Stands up nicely to milk; delectable plain. (Our original China Yunnan, introduced as item TP50.)

ZY51 |
$0.17/cup

Yunnan Golden Tips Organic
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Decorated with golden tips, the dark brown leaves are redolent with the fragrance of chocolate-covered cherries, which carries over into nuances in the smooth, full-bodied flavor. A sweet aroma introduces wine hints with the first sip, followed by a suggestion of sweet almond and lingering spice.

ZY66 |
$0.24/cup

Yunnan Black Dragon Pearls
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Large, dark brown leaves have been carefully rolled into uniform pearl shapes to create this unique offering from Yunnan province. Both the dry pearls and the infused liquor are fragrant with the scent of chocolate, hinting of its delicious flavor. The golden-amber cup is rich and earthy with notes of sweet cocoa and hints of stone fruit. The finish is smooth and lingering.

ZY75 |
$1.01/cup

Yunnan Black Needle Imperial
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This medium-bodied selection boasts elegantly long, thin leaves that yield a dark, rich copper liquor with a toasty aroma. A creamy smooth mouth feel sets the stage for notes of honey and a subtle cocoa hint. A whisper of spice lingers in the finish.

ZY81 |
$0.34/cup

China Yunnan Rare Grade
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This outstanding selection is composed of bold, well-formed leaves with a very high concentration of golden tips. The smooth, chestnut-amber cup has a rich, inviting aroma and creamy mouth feel. A suggestion of earth and malt join pleasant notes of spice and cocoa, lingering on the palate.

ZY83 |
$0.43/cup

Yunnan Golden Monkey Select Organic
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An abundance of downy, golden tips provides a beautiful contrast to the dark brown leaves. The coppery-amber cup is smooth and sweet with a toasty, biscotti-like fragrance. Layers of honey, caramel and wine are found in the complex flavor, which finishes with a whisper of cocoa.

ZY84 |
$0.81/cup

Yunnan Golden Monkey Supreme
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This outstanding selection has a profusion of downy golden buds decorating the large, well-twisted leaves. The dark amber liquor has a very fragrant aroma, with hints of cocoa and a light suggestion of rose. The cup is syrupy sweet and smooth, with toasty/earthy notes, complemented by a refreshing brightness in the finish.

ZY86 |
$0.59/cup

Royal Yunnan Golden Bud
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Grown in the mountains of Yunnan province, this superlative selection yields a medium-bodied liquor with a substantial mouth feel. The cup aroma is sweet and spicy with toasty nuances. Cocoa flavor notes are accented with characteristic Yunnan spicy hints.

ZY94 |
$0.91/cup