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Dong Ding Oolong Tea from Eco-Cha

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Tea Where to Buy: Eco-Cha Tea Description: (2013) This batch of tea comes from Yong Long Village, just above Dong Ding Mountain. Yong Long is known for a rich red soil which differs from other locales in Lu Gu Township. The unique flavor of the Dong Ding Oolong produced here is attributed to this soil quality, along with the fact this region is home to the most concentrated population of the most skilled oolong tea artisans in Taiwan. (2015) Flavor: Grilled sweet corn aroma. Rich, foresty, roasted flavor. Complex, fruity finish. Garden: This batch of tea comes from Read More

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Assam Exotic Black Tea by Golden Tips

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Golden Tips Tea Description: A premium Assam tea blend from the peak second flush tea growing season in Assam. Selective sourced by our master blenders from premium Assam plantations, this extremely robust and bold black tea is characteristic of a bright liquor, a typical coppery infusion and a smooth maltiness. The dark black leaves leaves are a visual delight with an abundance of golden tips.  Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This is a signature blend second flush Assam from Golden Tips Tea, picked in August 2013. The dry leaf smells Read More

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Fengqing Ripened Tribute Pu-erh Cake Tea (2013) from Teavivre

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu-erh Where to Buy:  Teavivre Tea Description: This Ripe Pu-erh Cake Teavivre choose is from the representative Pu-erh production area Fengqing. Fengqing is the original place of the world-wide famous Dian Hong Tea. And it is also a classic place of Yunnan Pu-erh. It is a place in Lingcang which is one of the four famous Pu-erh production areas. The taste of Fengqing Pu-erh is mellow and sweet, deeper than Pu-erh in other production area. And it usually has the flowery flavor of Dian Hong Tea. The tea leaves used to make this Ripened Tribute Pu-erh Cake Read More

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Sourenee Black Blossom – Organic – 2nd Flush 2013 – Darjeeling from Lochan Tea Limited

Tea Type: Black Tea Where To Buy: Lochan Tea Limited Product Description: Tea no longer available on website Tasters Review: Eventho this tea is no longer on the Lochan Tea Limited Website I thought it was still worth a mention.  So much so that I hope that Lochan Tea is able to get a 2014 or 2015 Flush of Sourenee Black Blossom.  The 2013 that I tried was a 2nd flush of this previous Darjeeling and I thought it was fabulous! Dry – the leaves were fairly tight – but when the hot water was added – the enlarged and Read More

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Jungpana Imperial Autumn Flush (2013) from Darjeeling Tea Lovers

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Darjeeling Tea Lovers Tea Description: JUNGPANA IMPERIAL is another wonderful tea in offering this season from the vintage Junpana Tea Garden. This tea has very high “Autumnal tea flavours”. After drinking this tea, you will feel the whole mouth is full of sweetness and the orchid aroma is lingering between your teeth. Normally for tea from JUNGPANA, you will easily smell the delicate and sharp aroma after brewing. This tea is no different. A perfect specimen for what AUTUMNAL BLACK TEA should be. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Awesome!  This Jungpana Imperial Autumn Flush from Darjeeling Tea Read More