Da Hong Pao is a Wuyi rock tea, picked from ancient wild tea trees that grow in Jiu Long Chao (Nine Dragon Nest) high up in the Wuyi mountains. The green-brown leaves have a thick texture and produce a fragrant amber-coloured infusion that can be brewed several times.
Brewing Instruction: Place 8g of tea leaves to a tea bowl, pour over 120ml of 95-100 °C hot water. This tea can be infused up to 3-8 times.
Golden Bud Black Tea is produced in Yunnan Province from broad-leaf rough tea varietals that have been sun dried. This tea is picked as single buds in early spring and is processed using traditional techniques. The long, thin buds are tight and strong, and their jet-black colour highlights the beautiful, golden tendrils. The liquor is a rich, clear red and has a deep, fresh flavor. It is an incredibly fragrant tea, whose aroma lingers. Its buds turn bright and red during brewing.
Golden Bud Black Yunnan Tea is characterized by its signature golden colour and its needle-straight leaves. Its bright red liquor has an even, fragrant aroma and a fresh, sweet aftertaste. Furthermore, its unique geographical environment creates an excellent quality of tea that can be brewed many times.
Tongmuguan Jinjunmei is a prestigious lapsang souchong black tea from Wuyi mountain in Fujian province. It is made of fresh young shoots from each stem of tea plant. Known as one of the most expensive teas in China, it is the world’s oldest black tea variety and originates in Tongmuguan village near Wuyi mountain.
The golden, yellow and black tea leaves have a dense and fluffy texture. The brew is bright golden and has a fruity and flowery flavour with a sweet after-taste.
Brewing Instruction: Add one pack of tea leaves into tea pot. After rinsing the tea, steep the first brew at 3-5 seconds. Take additional seconds for each subsequent brew until the tea gives a golden yellow colour.
Honey Pomelo Oolong Tea produces a golden-yellow infusion with a refreshing, fruity flavour.
Oolong Tea contains nutrients that help to promote healthy skin, remove toxins and prevent cell damage by free radicals. Polyphenols help decrease the fat absorbed from diet. Regular consumption can help people lose weight on high-fat diet.
Brewing Instruction: (Hot brew) Place 5g of tea leaves to a tea bowl, pour over 150ml of 85-95 °C hot water. This tea can be infused up to 7 times. (Cold brew) Infuse in cold water for an extra fruity flavour.
Dragon Ball Jasmine Tea is made with green tea leaves hand-rolled into pearl-shaped balls, which are dried and blended with jasmine flowers. The tea produces a yellow infusion with a rich, floral aroma and a refreshing aftertaste. It is one of the most popular varieties of tea in China.
Regular consumption can help to relieve anxiety. The tea is rich in nutrients that protect against liver damage, promote healthy skin, remove toxins and relieve symptoms of an upset stomach.
Brewing Instruction: Place tea leaves into a heatproof glass, steep for 3–5 minutes in 90 °C hot water. The tea can be infused for 2–3 times.
Ripe Pu’er tea is produced in Yunnan Province from broad-leaf rough tea varietals that have been sun dried. They are usually picked in the early spring before the Qingming festival. The buds and leaves are picked from large trees, and undergo a special production process before they are transformed into raw Pu’er tea. The raw tea then undergoes wet piling and fermentation to become ripe Pu’er. Once fermented the leaves are tender, uniform and red-brown in colour and the liquor is clear, but has a reddish hue.
Ripe Pu’er has a fragrant and heady aroma and it tastes rich and sweet. It is a full-bodied tea that is all at once smooth, mellow and rich. A quality Pu’er should reflect its vintage and have a rich sweet aftertaste. Ripe Pu’er is known for its mild and nourishing qualities after fermentation, and also because it is a tea that keeps well. As the years pass, the tea’s texture becomes richer and thicker, and its aroma becomes more deeply fragrant.