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Yunnan Golden Monkey Supreme
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Available end of March, please try our ZY83: China Yunnan Rare Grade
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

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

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 |
$0.47/cup

Japanese Gabalong
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This unique selection is created using nitrogen during the production process. The resulting leaves contain the substance GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid). The bright green leaves infuse a rich yellow-jade liquor with intense buttery notes and oceanic hints. A truly satisfying cup.

TJ58 |
$0.53/cup

Organic Tamaryokucha
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Tamaryokucha, literally translated as "coiled tea", is a superb, handcrafted green tea that has a full, complex flavor. Vegetal notes and a pleasing pungency are accentuated by hints of dark berries and a sweet aftertaste. Produced in Takachiho, Miyazaki, from the Yabukita cultivar.

TJ88 |
$1.09/cup

Sakura Scented Kukicha
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Tiny, pink cherry blossoms peek out from bright green twigs in this unique offering from Japan. The golden yellow liquor is redolent with fragrant floral notes. A light vegetal undertone complements a buttery sweetness in the smooth, refreshing cup.

TJ77 |
$0.56/cup

Yunnan Green Mao Feng
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Large silver-tipped leaves yield a rich, brothy cup. The dark golden liquor has an earthy aroma, suggestive of sweet tobacco.

ZG22 |
$0.17/cup

Fujian Black Snail
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In this selection from Fujian province, glossy dark brown leaves with downy gold tips have been loosely rolled into the distinctive snail shape characteristic of this tea style. The dark ruby-copper cup has a full mouth feel evocative of rich sweet cocoa, with a warm toasty presence that lingers into the finish.

ZY69 |
$0.2/cup

Japanese Black Benifuki Organic
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Although somewhat rare, black tea has been cultivated and produced in Japan for almost 150 years. Production is limited and seldom exported. This offering is produced in Kagoshima prefecture from the Benifuki cultivar. The neat, dark brown leaves yield a smooth, rich liquor with no astringency. A light grape-like sweetness may be found in the aroma. The cup is lively, with a light spicy/woody hint and a honey note that develops over time. Best enjoyed plain.

TJ74 |
$1.07/cup

Halmari Estate TGFOP1
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Located in the upper plains of Assam, the Halmari Estate has been producing top quality teas for over 85 years. This offering has a dark copper-amber infusion with a very smooth, full-bodied character. The flavor is thick with pronounced malty notes, followed by toasty/woody notes. This tea makes a fine self-drinker, which can accommodate milk, if desired.

TA49 |
$0.22/cup

Doomni Estate TGBOP
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A rich, effervescent character distinguishes this 2017 broken-leaf offering. Starting with a sweet, malty aroma, the flavor slowly unfolds layers of caramelized sugar and light hints of malt. The deep amber liquor has a brisk, lingering finish.

TA21 |
$0.16/cup

Singlijan Estate TGFOP1
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A sprinkling of golden tips adorns the dark brown leaves in this 2017 offering. Pronounced peppery/spicy notes may be found in both the aroma and complex flavor. The dark copper cup is rich and malty with hints of wine and a warm toastiness that lingers long into the finish.

TA32 |
$0.18/cup