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China Golden Tips Black Tea

- black tea
Dongzhai

For this black tea, the best fresh leaves with many white buds are picked. The white buds are discolored by the strong fermentation and the hot air when heated in the dryer and take on a slight golden brown color.

Evenly rolled, grey-black leaves. The high number of golden tips makes the tea pretty and valuable.

The cup color is bright, reddish brown.

It tastes rich aromatic, sweet dry, a bit earthy and slightly smoky, just like good black teas from Yunnan.

Hand-picked and machine processed · High quality = Grade 2 (good).

China Jasmine Silver Needle

- Jasmine tea
Dongzhai

As with Yin Zhen, only the youngest shoots of the white-haired, unopened leaf buds are harvested in spring for this tea. This picking material corresponds to the most original process of producing white tea. In the further processing, however, there are deviations from the original way.

The tea is processed like green tea, in that it is thoroughly heated to deactivate the enzymes responsible for the fermentation of the tea.

This excellent tea, flavored with fresh jasmine flowers three times, harmonizes perfectly with the natural, essential oils of the jasmine flowers.

The small, slightly rolled pure leaf buds show a silver-grey to white hair coat.

The cup color is light cream and transparent clear. 

It tastes mild, pleasantly dry, with the taste of green tea. 

Hand-picked and handcrafted · Rarity = Grade 1+ (something very special)

China White Silver Needle

- green tea
Dongzhai

As with Yin Zhen, only the youngest shoots of the white-haired, unopened leaf buds are harvested in spring for this tea. This picking material corresponds to the most original process of producing white tea. In the further processing, however, there are deviations from the original way.

The tea is processed like green tea, in that it is thoroughly heated to deactivate the enzymes responsible for the fermentation of the tea.

The small, slightly rolled, pure leaf buds show a silver-grey to white hair coat.

The cup color is light cream and transparent clear.

The taste is mild, pleasantly dry, with the taste of green tea.

Hand-picked and handcrafted · Rarity = Grade 1+ (very special)

China Yunnan Golden Snail

- black tea
Dongzhai

The very young and fresh buds with one or two of the youngest leaves are accurately picked by hand. Harvest time is both spring and summer. This superb green tea is made by hand into needle-thin leaves.

The fine, slender tea leaves are uniform, strongly rolled and interspersed with white buds. 

The cup color is light, greenish-white and transparent clear.

It tastes superbly fruity, sweet with a light astringency and fragrant.

Hand-picked and handcrafted · Top quality = Grade 1 (very good).

China Yunnan Green Jade Snail

- green tea
Dongzhai

The fresh hand-picked leaves for this tea contains both the best white-haired tea buds and excellent young leaf shoots from the best harvest season in March and late summer. The mix of manual processing and machine processing gives this tea a special touch. 

The large tea leaves are very uniform and heavily rolled and strongly interspersed with the valuable white-haired buds.

The cup color is light, greenish-white and transparent clear. 

It tastes superbly fruity, sweet with a light astringency and fragrant.

Hand-picked and predominantly handcrafted.

Top quality = Grade 1 (very good).

China Yunnan Green Mao Feng

- green tea
Dongzhai

The fresh, hand-picked leaves for this tea contain the best white-haired tea buds, as well as excellent young leaf shoots from the best harvest season in March and summer. This blend of leaves gives the tea a special soft touch.

The large tea leaves are evenly rolled and strongly interspersed with white-haired buds.

The cup color is light, greenish-white and transparent clear.

It tastes superbly fruity, sweet with a light astringency and fragrant.

Hand-picked and handcrafted · Top quality = Grade 1 (very good).

China Yunnan Snow Dragon

- green tea
Dongzhai

This tea, harvested in spring or summer, is made exclusively from the young leaf buds of the tea bush. Due to very careful withering, drying and gently rolling by hand in a heated wok-like pan, this tea gets its shape. The excellent picking material, which also can be used to produce white tea, is for this type processed like green tea, by withering, steaming, rolling, heating and cooling until the tea finally reaches the desired moisture content. 

Large, silver-white haired leaf buds. 

The cup color is transparent, clear and white. 

A soft, very light and pleasantly dry fresh cup with a slight taste of green tea. 

Hand-picked and handcrafted · Rarity = Grade 1+ (something very special).

China Yunnan Wuliang Pu Erh Black Tea

- Pu Erh tea
Dongzhai

For this dark Pu Erh tea the best fresh leaves and white buds are picked. Due to fermentation and hot air when heated in the dryer, the white buds turn golden brown. Through steaming, the golden-brown buds turn into a lighter golden brown and the tea receives a kind of mold. This tea is typical of the region around the city of Pu’er.

Evenly rolled tea leaves with golden leaf tips make the tea valuable.

The taste is highly aromatic, slightly musty earthy without being obtrusive, as is common in poor Pu Erh teas.

The cup color is bright, reddish brown.

It tastes mild, sweet-dry and aromatic.

Hand-picked and partly handcrafted · Top quality = Grade 1 (very good).

China Yunnan Yellow Golden Dragon

- yellow tea
Dongzhai

The harvest season of this exceptionally good tea is both spring and summer. Precious white-haired buds with one or two young leaves are picked and processed in several steps as green tea. Before the tea is completely dried, the drying process is interrupted and the tea oxidizes slightly with the oxygen in the air. When the desired level of oxidation is reached, the tea is then dried under high heat. In this drying process, the color of the white buds changes into a gold yellow color.

Long golden yellow buds and young leaves.

The cup color is dark yellow.

It tastes soft, dry, fragrant aromatic and is reminiscent of green tea, oolong and black tea.

An absolute top quality = Grade 1 (very good).

China Yunnan White Moonlight

- white tea
Dongzhai

The harvest time of this specialty tea is both spring and summer. The valuable white-haired buds with one or two young leaves are picked. As in the production of white tea, the picking material is only air dried.

The buds retain their white color after drying while the young leaves ferment slightly and turn brown. 

Long white buds with attached young brown leaves.

The cup color is light yellow to white.

The taste is soft, fragrant sweet and slightly aromatic.

Hand-picked and handcrafted. · Rarity = Grade 1+ (very special).

China Yunnan Green Jade Silk

- green tea
Dongzhai

The very young and fresh buds with one or two of the youngest leaves are accurately picked by hand. Harvest time is both spring and summer. This superb green tea is made by hand into needle-thin leaves.

The fine, slender tea leaves are uniform, strongly rolled and interspersed with white buds. 

The cup color is light, greenish-white and transparent clear.

It tastes superbly fruity, sweet with a light astringency and fragrant.

Hand-picked and handcrafted · Top quality = Grade 1 (very good).