Loose-Leaf Teas From China

Products from China will be subject to new tariffs imposed by the US Government for all products of Chinese origin.  Unfortunately, Chinese teas will see a price increase very shortly.

The teas listed will be subject to a tariff and a resulting price increase.  The price increases are not in effect yet, so purchase now and avoid the price increases that are sure to come.

Please note that some of the teas listed may be a blend of Chinese teas and teas from other growing regions and may not see a price increase. Going forward, some teas may be reformulated using non-Chinese teas. Reformulated blended teas may have slight different flavor profiles.

To ease the pain during this tariff transition period, we are offering a 10% discount on these teas.  Use discount code below at checkout and beat the tariff price increases and save $ at the same time!

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Products from China will be subject to new tariffs imposed by the US Government for all products of Chinese origin.  Unfortunately, Chinese teas will see a price increase very shortly.

The teas listed will be subject to a tariff and a resulting price increase.  The price increases are not in effect yet, so purchase now and avoid the price increases that are sure to come.

Please note that some of the teas listed may be a blend of Chinese teas and teas from other growing regions and may not see a price increase. Going forward, some teas may be reformulated using non-Chinese teas. Reformulated blended teas may have slight different flavor profiles.

To ease the pain during this tariff transition period, we are offering a 10% discount on these teas.  Use discount code below at checkout and beat the tariff price increases and save $ at the same time!

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Jasmine Dragon Pearl- Loose Organic Green Tea
$ 8.50
A leaf and a bud hand rolled into a Pearl of Tea As the saying goes: a proper cup of tea rewards patience, but a great cup insists on it. There's nothing confounding about preparing a cup of Dragon Pearl Jasmine green tea. On the contrary, the process is as straightforward as a trip to tisanal bliss can be. But the routine that one builds around their favorite brew is sacred, and you're sure to find yourself developing any number of rituals in which to cradle the experience of Dragon Pearl Jasmine. Or at least that's how we feel about this healthy, brisk, gently-unfurling blend.  Dragon Pearl Jasmine tea brings its own story to the table: its eastern origins apparent in the graceful complexion of the loose leaves. The small “pearls” that one is confronted with hint at the natural tones that will soon be tasted. And as tea is by nature a transformative process, drinkers...
Kyoto Cherry Rose - Organic Loose Green Tea
$ 8.00
An organic green tea everyone will enjoy. Kyoto Cherry Rose is an organic loose leaf green tea that's fresh and smooth with excellent depth and body. The natural cherry flavoring and subtle rose hints do not overpower, but quietly suggest the exotic nature of this loose tea; not to mention speak to just how far its traveled to make it to your cup. Mild yet flavorful, our Kyoto Cherry Rose Blossom is an excellent green tea for those who find green teas to be too grassy, vegetal or just "too green." The delicate cherry and rose aromas moderate the green characteristics providing a surprisingly pleasant tea sure to turn eyes from even the most devoted coffee drinker. The best way to drink a high quality organic green tea: take a sip. Understanding the origin and source of the flavor that engulfs you is the second step. Then you let the flavor collection...
Decaf and Organic Green Loose Tea
$ 10.00
A Loose Leaf Green Tea - Decaf and Organic. Science and beauty may seem like strange bedfellows, but thank goodness for the modern decaffeination process and hot teas that we can now soothe ourselves with even if it's not the right time for caffeine. Here, therefore, we present you with the supremely welcome Decaf Organic Green, a tea that exploits the health properties of the green tea leaf without the drinker needing to consider the caffeine kick. Perfect for the evening unwind cuppa. And it's delicious. This is a single-estate Indian tea whose origin is as clean and prestigious as the first sip of a hot cup. In the high hills, this thin-air green tea is cultivated, prepared, and dried all to full rich flavor, before being introduced to hypercritical C02 which draws up and dissolves the isolated caffeine from the tea. It's a crisp, brilliant method. And the result?...
White Peach - Loose Tea
$ 8.00
From Fujian China to the United States' warm southern traditions; peach is a welcome, self-assured component of many beloved foods, drinks, and medicinals. With this white peach, a notable bond forms between the radiant, juicy, tang-teasing peach and the subdued, patient white. And what does this bond translate to for drinkers of this tisanal? The answer: a flavour collection that bursts with initial fruity notes but also entices the drinker to see how the sweetness will temper into long-blooming white-tea-true bliss. Tea drinkers tend to organize their days around their cups. Thus its always a blessing to find a blend that can appeal with equal fervor as a hot morning pick-up and a balmy afternoon's icy reprieve. White Peach melts when hot and purifies into a singular shy sweetness when cold. Ripe and direct, this tea offer a surprising complexity in its finish as it manages to take a rounded flavor and end dryly. Sure to pique the...
Citron Green - Loose Green Tea
$ 8.00
A light refreshing cup of loose tea One of the oldest and most oft-traded blends of loose tea, Citron Green is considered a simple, elegant tea – valued as much for its intrinsic qualities as it is for its blendability. But there's a perfect blend for every base. For tea lovers, we're sure that this crisp Citron Green will prove a strong candidate. Clean, lemon-y and sweet; it gets right to the heart of citrus: that same pleasant sweet astringency that loose tea lovers have chased since their first taste of plain black. Sourced from China, this loose leaf tea offers the country's knack for providing teas that are both made with incredible seriousness and appreciate a playful note or two. And thus we have a green as formally precise in its astringency and clarity as it is bright and citric. Forgoing the warmer orange or gardenial hints, Citron Green trusts the blend of lemon and green...
Paris - Loose Leaf Black Tea
$ 8.00
Paris A black loose leaf tea that is as lovely as Paris the city of love. A blend as warm and suggestive as its namesake, Paris tempers a multi-layered black base with middling, distinct bakery-like sweetness invested in vanilla and caramel notes.   Melting Pot, a tantalizing term that most cities strive to have associated with them. Long has luxury been closely tied to variety. Thus it should come as little surprise that this rich, limber, sweet-tinged tea is based on a complex three-leaf base. From this, a traditional black flavour collection develops, reminding of nothing so much as a cup of Earl Grey before the sweetness sets in. Rove from morning task to morning task with this French tea-shop blend, sure to put an energetic spring in your step. Allow a bit of decadence into your busy schedule as this tea is sturdy enough to be an office-hours staple yet slyly sweet. Is it the...
Black Currant Loose Leaf Black Tea
$ 8.00
Like a relative unknown, Black Current makes it big splash in the loose tea world. We invest time in important people and things. If we're lucky, our returns are true: matching our investments and then some. Such it is with this fine Black Currant tea; a prime example of letting a flavor settle into its match with its base, and not simply insist on itself. Put differently: currant's make for a polite house guest, one well suited to the clear, uncomplicated pleasures that a clean black tea has to offer. China black pairs and pairs and pairs. There's none that could accuse it of requiring a delicate partnership (like, say, the viscous, bushy Rooibos family) or of tending to dominate no matter what (looking at you, matchas). While those qualities make for their own unique rewards and fascinating blends; there's still a place firmly embedded in the heart of every tea lover for the elegance of a one-flavored black....
Apricot Loose Leaf Black Tea
$ 8.00
Delicate sweetness compliments the astringency of the bold black tea, just like Bogart and Bacall. Black Apricot tea is a full-fledged part of the fruit-tea renaissance, adding its name to the list of elegant blends that exemplify how well a black base can mix with natural fruits flavors. True elegance does not overwhelm, but rather implies simplicity. Therefore, when this steely-yet-warm black apricot blend is referred to as “elegant” - remember that that doesn't mean that it will take over your whole mouth. Quite the opposite, actually. Measure by measure, this apricot flavor luxuriates; yes, but not in a way that ever distracts from the black leaf. Tea indeed it is, astringent, nutty, a little touch of complication, somehow even. Inviting, isn't it? This singular blend shows off the balance of a basic black tisanal and an unlikely dried fruit; our friend the apricot. With the sharp sweetness of apricot...
Chinese Silver Needle - Loose Tea
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Hailing from the Fujian province and with a long dynastic history, Silver Needle white Tea (Bai Hao Yin Zhen) is storied and sophisticated. A favorite for group events and holidays, it makes appearances at many important occasions. Still, enthusiasts love to savor it alone, enjoying the night-like qualities that it offers when experienced in the quiet. Delicate, dry, and slightly more caffeinated, this white tea is exemplary of the leaf's qualities, prepared with the harvesting of young buds meant to accentuate and simplify the white tea flavor, a favorite of tea lovers everywhere. This highly prized tea is the immature bud and leaf of the first blooms or "Flush" with it's white down on the leaves and buds.  After a long resting period during the winter, these first buds are believed to pack an abundance of healthy goodness most desired and making it highly prized by tea lovers.  The tea has a very subtle...
Florence Loose Leaf Black Tea
$ 8.00
Florence is a rich blend of black loose leaf teas with chocolate and hazelnut flavors. It's a delicious, guiltless alternative to richer drinks like hot cocoa. Always the subtle romantic... aren't we? The soft murmur of the crowds sifting through the Piazza della Signoria, the song of swifts and goldfinches perched on the rooftops about the square, the far off voice of a street-side aria-for-hire; you may not be outside the Palazzo Vecchio sipping hot cocoa, but with this tea, you can dream you are. This Florentine inspired tea is so finely bold, Lucy Honeychurch herself could not pretend to be offended by its subtle decadence. Hints of chocolate, vanilla, almond and hazelnut pair seamlessly with the black tea, giving a medium body worth a second sip. The china black tea leaves keep the more unruly flavors in check, for a sophisticated balance sure enough to sooth your palate, and get people talking.  The chocolate and vanilla...
Gunpowder - Loose Organic Green Tea
$ 8.00
People have read signs into the rare and the beautiful for as long as recorded history has existed. This unique blend: Osprey Organic Gunpowder is an organic green tea. That's fact. But beyond the fact, beyond the outer: what secrets might we take?Take a moment to imagine the Osprey: this tea's chosen animal signifier. What can we conclude from this pairing of item with imagery? The Osprey flies high, first and foremost: it's visible. Reliable. Like an organic tea, it is a thing of nature that one can observe but does not tame.Can things be divined from observing such a thing of beauty? Ask the dwellers of this tea's native Zhejiang, China. You might here that an Osprey is a sign of weather. Or that the number of the birds dictates a broader contentment...or restlessness...in the air. It's a bird of prey. Is there something of an edge to this...
Dragonwell - Long Jing - Organic Loose Green Tea
$ 11.00
A storied classic organic Chinese green tea. In China's Zhejiang Province, a rare tea is gathered near a lake, its origin shrouded in the kind of story that hoists a prized object even higher with a tale of its dangerous procurement. And what is this prize? A mist-yielded, hand-prepared idyllic specimen of green tea.  The final form of a ten-part preparation process, Dragonwell is a mild, refined, rain-borne tea.  Suitable for any season, this tea's tone is as direct as it look: a focus on a single pure quality: earthy green. Any quiet floral notes accompanying the flavor are purely coincidence. Or are they? Could there be something more to this tea? Perhaps its origin story will reveal... Some time around the 3rd century, AD, it is said, a drought brought a small farming village near Hangchow to its knees. With mist a constant companion, they still could not manage to coax rain for proper crop yields....