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White Tea

Soft and delicate, white teas are crafted from a single variety of the tea plant called Da Bai, or "Big White". Our selection comes from Fuding County, Fujian, the ancestral home of this style.

  • Fuding Silver Needle 2017
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    漢字 有機銀針白毫

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft faded (air dried)

    flavor notes apricot, marzipan

    漢字 有機銀針白毫

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft faded (air dried)

    flavor notes apricot, marzipan

    Harvested the third week of March, each down-covered leaf bud was picked by hand from a high elevation grove of Da Bai tea trees in Fuding County, Fujian. Once gathered, the buds were scattered on bamboo trays and slowly wilted with constant airflow for 30 hours. This step, called "fading",...


  • Xin Gong Yi (New Craft) 2017
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    漢字 新工藝白茶

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft twisted

    flavor notes raisin, apricot

    漢字 新工藝白茶

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft twisted

    flavor notes raisin, apricot

    Our Xin Gong Yi white tea was harvested early April from Fuding County, Fujian Province. The hand-picked leaves consist of a bud and single leaf combination. The buds contribute florals and texture to the tea, while the leaves give it complexity.   Xin Gong Yi means "new craft". What distinguishes...


  • Bai Mu Dan
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    Bai Mu Dan

    $14.50

    漢字 白牡丹

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft faded (air dried)

    flavor notes apricot, almond

    漢字 白牡丹

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft faded (air dried)

    flavor notes apricot, almond

    Our Bai Mu Dan comes from Fuding County, Fujian Province. Its two leaf and a bud combination comes from the Da Bai tea tree, picked in mid-April after the individual tea buds that make up Silver Needle have been gathered. Once picked, the leaves undergo a gradual "fade", during which...


  • Shou Mei
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    Shou Mei

    $10.50

    漢字 有機壽眉

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft faded (air dried)

    flavor notes mellow, earthy

    漢字 薰衣草

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft faded (air dried)

    flavor notes mellow, earthy

    Our Shou Mei is a summer harvest white from Fuding County. Due to it’s mellow, familiar profile, this variety has become the most popular everyday white tea in south east China. Shou Mei brews a light white infusion, with a smooth light body and mellow notes of nut, earth, and...


  • Dragon Pearl Jasmine Supreme Looseleaf Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of one of our best jasmine teas, Dragon Pearl Jasmine Supreme. Dragon Pearl Jasmine Supreme is our finest Jasmine scented tea. We only use spring-harvested Da Bai leaf buds from Fuding County, Fujian for the base tea, a variety usually reserved for white tea crafting. The buds are handpicked, then steamed and individually rolled by hand. The finished tea is then stored to await the blossoming of...

  • Inner Blossom Jasmine Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of our favorite blossoming tea, Inner Blossom Jasmine. Over fifty white tea buds enclose an inner red clover. Each blossom is then scented over the course of six nights with summer Jasmine. Once steeped in water, the individual buds open to form the petals of an underwater daisy with a red chrysanthemum at its center.

  • Premium Collection
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    Our Premium Collection makes the perfect gift for the tea lover in your life. With a wide variety of styles from traditional tea-producing regions in China and Taiwan, this collection covers the full range of flavor profiles and offers a premium selection of each type of tea. Along with the tea, we've included a brewing instruction card along with a description of each tea. Everything is beautifully packaged in an impressive red gift box. We...

  • Jasmine Collection
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    Our Jasmine Collection includes our two blossoming teas and our premium jasmine pearl. We created this collection for those who want to try the different styles of blossoming teas we carry along with a pure jasmine. Along with the tea, we've included a description and instruction card. Everything is packaged in a silver gift box. As our tea selection changes year to year, the Jasmine Collection will also change. The current collection includes: Dragon Pearl Jasmine -...

  • White Dragon Pearl Premium
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    漢字 極品龍珠

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft steamed & rolled

    flavor notes apricot, rich

    漢字 極品龍珠

    origin Fuding County, Fujian

    craft steamed & rolled

    flavor notes apricot, rich

    Dragon Pearl is crafted from spring-harvested Da Bai leaf buds from Fuding County, Fujian. Though it is usually reserved for the base of jasmine teas, we commissioned the farmer to reserve some of this crop for our white tea connoisseurs. The buds are handpicked, then steamed and individually rolled by...


  • Green & White Collection
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    The Green & White Collection was made for those who want an introduction to our freshest and most flavorful lighter style teas. Included is our favorite green, Pre-rain Dragonwell; a bold white, Xin Gong Yi (New Craft); and our lovely Dragon Pearl Jasmine. Along with the tea, we've included a description and instruction card. Everything is packaged in a silver gift box. As our tea selection changes year to year, the Green & White Collection...

  • White Dragon Pearl Premium Looseleaf Canister
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    This red canister contains two ounces (14 servings) of one of our favorite white teas, White Dragon Pearl Premium. Dragon Pearl is crafted from spring-harvested Da Bai leaf buds from Fuding County, Fujian. Though it is usually reserved for the base of jasmine teas, we commissioned the farmer to reserve some of this crop for our white tea connoisseurs. The buds are handpicked, then steamed and individually rolled by hand. This is perfect for those...

  • The Discovery Collection
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    The Discovery Collection is a collection of our favorite teas. We intended the collection as our welcome pack for those discovering our loose leaf teas for the first time, but we're sure the selection would please even the tea connoisseur. Included in the Discovery Collection four 1 ounce bags of tea, ranging from light to dark, including teas from different regions, representing different crafting styles and flavor profiles. There's a small card in the collection...

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