With freshness sealed in their leaves shortly after plucking, experience spring with each sip.
tribute mao feng (Anhui, China)
Refreshing, refined and elegant, with notes of orchid and lychee and a velvety smoothness. This tea has been a tribute tea since the the Qing Dynasty and continues to be offered as a tribute tea to China's State dignitaries today.
dragonwell (Hangzhou, China)
Savoury, with pea and chestnut umami complexity, and occasionally floral hints. We carry Dragonwells from a few plantations within the famed West Lake region.
Simply sun-dried, these teas develop plum and vermouth notes with proper ageing. Prices of white teas typically increase with age.
wild peony (Fujian, China)
Honeyed texture with hints of plum and peach blossoms. Harvested from wild bushes. This exceptionally smooth tea is composed of tea buds covered with white downy hairs and the top two leaves of the tea tree.
Semi-oxidised teas with the most intricate and time-consuming processing, often including rounds of firing and resting.
phoenix (Guangdong, China)
The Champagne of teas. Explosions of a multitude of fruit and floral notes - pear, berries, lily, honeysuckle, to name a few - over a medium body. We stock a few varieties of Phoenix teas, each with its unique aromas.
Heavily oxidised teas that have gained popularity in the West since the nineteenth century.
keemun (Anhui, China)
Delicate and smooth, with a spellbinding aroma of rose and berries and a hint of cocoa. A very fine Keemun made in the traditional fashion. This is the original "Breakfast Tea".
wild black tea (Yunnan, China)
Bursting with natural fruit notes of stone fruits, grapes and berries that linger on the palate for a long while. Robust yet smooth. Harvested from wild trees that are older than five hundred years. We stock a few types of wild black tea, each having its unique fruity aromas.
Pu erh tea
Harvested from young, old and wild trees from Yunnan, China and allowed to age naturally, developing complexity, depth and notes of sandalwood over time.
pu'erh (young trees) (Yunnan, China)
Exciting and zesty, with a dry finish and aromas of jasmine that fills the palate. A jewel in its class of young tree Pu'erh teas.
pu'erh (old trees) (Yunnan, China)
Subtle tones of nectarine and lily hidden in a soft, creamy liquid. Harvested from trees older than three hundred years, from forgotten imperial tea gardens established during Dynastic China. We stock some single-estate and single tree harvests prized by tea connoisseurs.
wild pu'erh (Yunnan, China)
Smooth like silk, with an alluring aroma of nectarine and aftertaste of spearmint and liquorice that lingers on the palate. Mostly single tree harvests from wild old trees that are at least a few hundred years old.