THE TEAS - CHINA
One of China’s historic teas. It comes from the gardens placed on the shores of Lake Dong Ting, whose unique warm climate helps the development of cultivations of teas of the highest quality. A green tea in bud leaves, it gives a brilliant drink with a refreshing and pleasant aroma.
A green tea from Hunan, lychee-scented and hand made as a spiral. The sweetness of lychee and the floral flavor of the tea leaves give it a uniquely perfumed bouquet.
A green tea from Fujian, hand rolled to form a pearl, made of two leaves and a bud, jasmine-scented. A sweet tea with a mild aroma.
A tea coming from the island of the same name, whose particularly humid climate helps the development of cultivations of teas of the highest quality, it’s made with the leaves coming from the same plants used to produce the famous Jung Shan yellow tea. Although the plants are the same, a special processing gives the leaves a distinctive aroma.
This tea was originally called Gua Zi Pian or "sunflower seeds" because of its strong similarity with the popular snack served in Chinese teahouses. Its leaves appear to be particularly long and thin, with a bright green color, and in the cup they give an intense although not aggressive flavor, not bitter and persistent.
A green tea coming from Hunan, rolled into a spiral and naturally scented by the contact with osmanthus flowers, which match very well with the vegetable notes of the green tea leaves..
TPu-erh black tea leaves coming from Yunnan, mainly made of Spring buds aged more than three years.
A green tea made of a bud and a peculiar pine-needle-shaped leaf, which its name comes from. Its leaves are very soft and its aroma is mild and sweet.
This is the best known tea among the Chinese Wulong teas and comes from the Fujian region, located in the South-East along the Chinese coast, where the cultivation of tea has got a more than millenary history. Tie Guan Yin appears pleasantly sweet, with natural floral notes.