GREEN TEA | LU CHA 

Tai Ping Hou Kui | Peaceful Monkey King

March 2019, Taiping, Anhui Province. Named as “King Tea” for its rich and  sweet taste, Hou Kui has been cultivated in the region of Taiping for over 700 years. Long flat pan fried leaves will brew many infusions to keep you company and will bring you peace and relaxation. (1025)

$16 | 27 | 7

Lu An Gua Pian | Lu An Melon Seed

March 2019, Lu An County, Anhui Province. This tea made out of full leaves with no buds (like most of Japanese green tea). Gua Pian is soft and refreshing with strong sweet fragrance and long-lasting aftertaste with a slight and pleasant flavor of ripe midori melon. (1026)

$14 | 23 | 6

Mengding Ganlu | Sweet Dew

March 2018. Meng mountain, Sichuan Province. Early Spring pick of 2018, this tender tea still has silver fur of the young leaves. The aroma of roasted pumpkin seeds is noticeable even in dry leaves; Silky and buttery, this tea is extremely pleasant and relaxing to have.

$15 | 25 | 6

Qui Shi | Sparrow tongue

March 2018. Sichuan Province. Bright green leaves shaped like sparrow tongue, they have similar bright and sharp aroma. Its crispy green taste is, however, surprisingly smooth and soft. This tea will be a refreshing and mood lifting partner of yours for many steeping.

$14 | 24 | 6

Bi Luo Chun | Green Snail

March 2018. Dong Ting Mountain, Jiangsu Province. One of the famous teas of China, Bi Luo Chun is usually served on special occasions. Its tender young leaves still have their spring fur. The fragrance of meadow flowers and the sweetness of wild fruits with light hint of nuts will fill your day with happiness and calmness. High quality leaves are good for a dozen infusions.

$17 | 29 | 7

Xihu Long Jing | Xinhu Dragon Well

March 2018. Hangzhou, Zhejiang. The most famous tea of China, Long Jing has a distinct nutty taste and aroma as a result of it being hand pressed against hot wok walls as a part of its processing. Light in color, this tea will surprise you with full body and rich velvety structure. Share the experience of the Emperors of China.

$15 | 25 | 6

An Ji Bai Cha | An Ji White Tea

March 2018. Anji county, Zhejiang province. Yet another famous tea on our menu. Anji Bai Cha is light and gentle with an elegant fragrance of herbs and wild flowers. It has smooth, mouth-coating taste an a sweet long-lasting aftertaste. Very relaxing and calming, this tea can be steeped again and again, to bring you peace of mind for hours.

$17 | 29 | 7

Xin Yang Mao Jian | Xinyan Pale Tips

March 2018. Xinyang, Henan province. Dark green tea leaves shaped like pine needles which have a comforting aroma of baked rice. The tea bushes are shaded before harvesting season to accumulate more tannin (technique often found in Japanese green teas), which promotes calmness. This tea has a more pronounced taste of green tea, which is usually found in Japanese Teas. 

$14 | 24 | 6

Shanxi Xianhao | Shanxi Downy Tea

March 2018. Xinxiang County, Huazhong City of Shaanxi Province. Another “shaded bushes” tea - a technique which promotes higher content of tannin in tea, widely used for Japanese teas - this tea has strong, almost liquorish smell of fresh herbs. Smooth minerally mouth-coating taste of the tea leaves and fresh aftertaste will last for hours. This tea is so relaxing, be sure not to fall asleep before bedtime.

$13 | 21 | 5

Huang Shan Maofeng | Yellow Mountain Furry Peak

March 2018. Huang Mountain, Anhui Province. Well known tea, Maofeng can be easily found in any Chinese tea list. Popular for its light fresh aroma and sagebrush - like taste, as with all green teas, Maofenl is loaded with antioxidants and amino acids.

$14 | 24 | 6

Zhu Ye Qing | Green Bamboo Leaf

March 2017. Qing Cheng Shan, Sichuan. Known in China as “Ping Chang Xin” - Relaxing Heart. Very refreshing and soothing aroma, vegetal taste.

$12 | 21 | 5

Bi Luo Chun | Green Snail

March 2017. Dong Ting Mountain, Jiangsu Province. Bi Luo Chan has small, tender leaves with a gentle taste. Surrounded by fruit trees it inherited their sweet flavors. 

$12 | 21 | 5

Long Jing | Dragon Well

March 2017. Hangzhou, Zhejiang. Among all of the Chinese green teas, Long Jing is the most famous. Our tea is pre-Qing Ming pick, meaning it is harvested at the end of March. The leaves that sprout at this time of the year are sweeter and more tender, with less bitterness and astringency.

$13 | 22 | 6

Xin Yang Mao Jian | Xinyang Pale Tips

March 2017. Xinyang, Henan province. This tea starts very light in the mouth with sweet and grassy tones and gives a subtle salty feeling on the tongue. Perfect relaxing beverage after a busy day. 

$13 | 22 | 6

Zi Yang Mao Jian | Zi Yang Pale Tips

March 2017. Ziyang County, Shaanxi province. Ziyang tea contains the highest quantity of selenium, which is an essential element for the human body. It has vegetal spinach-like tones, combined with lovely sweetness. 

$13 | 22 | 6

Hanzhong Xianhao | Hanzhong Downy Tea

April 2017. Xixiang County, Hanzhong City of Shaanxi Province. The special geographical features give this tea rich amino acids and polyphenols. This tea believed to prevent high blood pressure and resists radiation from electronic products such as computer, TV and cell phones. 

$11 | 20 | 5

YELLOW TEA | HUANG CHA

Huoshan Huang Ya (Hua Mountain Yellow Sprout)

Spring 2018, Anhui Province. Huashan Huang Ya is the imperial tribute tea dating back to the Ming dynasty. The leaf type is similar to that of the famous Huang Shan Mao Feng green tea, also from Anhui, with this tea offering a more peppery and distinctively mineral-rich flavor profile.

$15 | 25 | 6

Meng Ding Huang Ya | Yellow Buds

2016. Meng Ding Mountain, Sichuan Province. Yellow tea is only produced in a few places and is, therefore, the most rare kind of tea. There is an additional step for yellow tea processing, called “sealing the fragrance.” After complex and tedious processing, this lightly oxidized tea has mild flavor without the grassy smell associated with green tea.

$13 | 22 | 6

WHITE TEA | BAI CHA

Yue Guang Bai | Moonlight White

2017. Menghai, Yunnan Province. Moonlight White named this way because this tea’s leaves are dried under the light of a full moon. This tea has a complex taste of field flowers and honey with a long-lasting strong floral aftertaste. It gives a feeling of completeness and satisfaction. (3213)

$16 | 26 | 7

Bai Hao Yin Zhen (White Hair Silver Needle)

2016. Fujian Province. The highest grade of white teas, Bai Hao Yin Zhen has a light, delicate, fresh and sweet taste. Only the top buds are used to produce this tea. The leaves are so young, they are still covered with silver fuzz, which explains the “white hair” in the name for this tea. (3002)

$18 | 30 | 8

Bai Mu Dan - (White Peony)

2015 Fuding, Fujian Province. Extremely high quality white tea, one of the best we’ve ever carried in the house. Smooth and gentle, this tea has a silky and full of wild flowers taste and aroma. It is so patient, you can enjoy it’s company for hours. Bai Mu Dan is well known for its calming and balancing qualities. (3003)

$17 | 29 | 7

Shou Mei | Longevity Eyebrow

2015 Fuding, Fujian Province. As all white tea Shou Mei is rich in antioxidants it filled with health benefits. Full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, Shou Mei may help to prevent high blood pressure, improve blood circulation, and regulate sugar level. (3109)

$13 | 22 | 5

RED TEA | HONG CHA

Jin Jun Mei | Golden Eyebrow

2018. Wuyishan City, Fujian Province. Sweet with notes of amaretto, vanilla and chocolate, this tea is made from tiny buds and has very limited annual production. As all red teas, Jin Jun Mei activates fire energy, helping with digestion and bringing internal warmth and coziness.

$20 | 33 | 8

Jin Ye | Golden Tips

2016, Fenqing, Yunnan Province. Young buds are picked from 100-200-year old teas at 1200 meters above sea level. This high-quality tea has red tea’s distinguishing sweetness and a round, bread-like nutty flavor.

$15 | 25 | 6

Mengsong Sai Hong | Sundried Red

2015 Menghai, Yunnan Province. Very smooth and soft, this tea has the pleasant sourness of plums and sweetness of raisins. It is produced from 300 year-old trees at 1200 meters elevation. 

$16 | 28 | 7

Xiao Chi Gan | Little Red Sweetness

2018, Wuyi, Fujian Province. Picked from Huanggan Mountain - the highest mountain in UNESCO designated Wuyi mountains, this tea is comprised of smaller, more tender leaves, lending distinctive sweetness with initial flavor notes of cacao and sweet potato.

$14 | 23 | 6

Da Chi Gan | Big Red Sweetness

2018, Wuyi, Fujian Province. As Xiao Chi Gan, this tea is picked from Natural Reserve of Wuyi mountains. Because Da Chi Gan is produced from the larger leaves it has less caffeine content but still brings the pleasant sweetness and satisfying flavor of cacao. 

$13 | 22 | 6

Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong | Smoked Red

2018, Wuyi, Fujian Province. This tea elegantly balances sweet flavors of rose water and dried red dates with a subtle smokiness achieved through a traditional light pinewood smoking process.

$14 | 23 | 6

WULONG CHA | PHOENIX DON CONG

Mi Lang Xiang | Honey Orchid

2016. Chaozhou, Guangdong. Well-known varietal of Phoenix mountain single tree tea, Mi Lang Xiang is one of the most aromatic and sweet teas available. Light roasting brings out the notes of honey and orchids.

$14 | 23 | 6

Ya Shi Xiang | Duck Shit

2018. Wu Dong Shan. Guangdong. Received its name by the original farmer who wanted to hide the success of the tea from fellow farmers. Pleasant balance of floral notes, oxidation level and slight toastiness that lingers on your breath long after you finished.

$14 | 23 | 6

Lao Ya Shi Xiang | Old Tree Duck Shit

2018. Wu Dong Shan, Guangdong Province. Ya Shi has the highest fragrance from all Fenghuang Dancons cultivars. With its amazing long-lasting quality, it can be brewed many times. The complexity of the tea makes the flavor change wonderfully with each steeping. 

$16 | 26 | 7

Song Zhong | Yellow Gardenia

2016. High peaks of Wudong Shan, Guangdong. Grown at over 1000 meters above sea level on Wudong Mountain, it was gathered in April 2016 from a 100+ year old tree, originally propagated from a 700-year-old Phoenix Shui Xian mother tree.

$15 | 25 | 6

Lao You Hua Xiang | Old Tree Grapefruit Fragrance

2018. Wu Dong Shan, Guangdong Province. 350-year-old tree. The combination of the high altitude and the tree’s age, along with the extraordinary skills of the tea master, makes this tea unforgettable. It has a very strong chaqi (tea energy), entering your body through mouth and nose. One of the best wulongs on our list, it will bring you the joy of tea experience for hours. 

$17 | 28 | 7

You Hua Xiang | Pomelo Flower

2016. 100-year-old tree. Lightly roasted. Orange flower fragrance, light and sweet. Fragrant and delicate aftertaste. Master crafted with the finest care to detail and quality, this tea comes from a very rare tea cultivar. Even when smelling just the dried tea leaves, the strong fragrant aromas of Pomelo flowers are highly noticeable. 

$12 | 21 | 5

300-Year-Old Tree DanCong

2015. Guandong Province. Very rare tea from the old trees. Outstanding orchid fragrance and nectar sweet taste. For those who have difficulty grasping the subtleties of high grade greens, this wulong tea may seem “god-sent”. Its orchid aroma is strong, lasting and after many infusions, simply intoxicating.

$20| 33 | 8

Da Wu Ye Dancong | Big Black Leaf

2015. Wu Dong Shan, Guangdong. It is the least known Dan Cong because of its limited yearly production. Lightly roasted wulong has a distinct orchid and magnolia blossom favor. Very round and rich taste stays strong after dozens of infusions.

$15 | 25 | 6

Lao Huang Zhi Xiang | Old Tree Orange Blossom

2017. Chaozhou, Guangdong. 250-year-old tree. This is the most elegant tea on the menu. Age of the tea tree, high altitude and profound skills of the tea master creates complex tasting leaves. The mastery of the brewer is also required to open up the full beauty of the tea. It has hint of citrus and a long-lasting, sweet aftertaste. 

$16 | 28 | 7

Ba Xian | Eight Immortals

2018. Chaozhou, Guangdong. An incredibly unique tea, grown naturally and carefully processed to preserve its lovely character. Ba Xian is grown in a few villages and is not mass produced. The taste is strong with fruit and floral sweetness. It has white magnolia blossom aroma and long lasting aftertaste. 

$13 | 22 | 5

Zhu Ye | Green Bamboo

2017. Chaozhou, Guangdong. Zhu Ye is very complex and tasty. It has amazingly thick and oily texture, which becomes more and silkier during the infusions. Long-lasting aftertaste keeps mouth coated with minty freshness for hours.

$16 | 28 | 7

Xin Ren Xiang | Almond Fragrance

Chaozhou, Guangdong Province. Great skill is necessary to impart the almond aroma in just the right way. This tea has a strong flowery fragrance with notes of chocolate and a taste of hazelnut and almonds. Its long-lasting aftertaste is sweet and silky. Strong chaqi (tea energy) vitalizes the whole body. 

$16 | 28 | 7

Bai Ye Dancong | Single Tree Black Leaf

2017. Chaozhou, Guangdong. Bai Ye (lit. White Leaf) Dan Cong has thick sweetness and pronounced baked sweet potato taste that lasts many infusions. This tea is so complex and unique, it is impossible to have similar experience with any other tea. (4055)

$18 | 30 | 8

Lao Rou Gui | Cinnamon Flavor

2015. Wudong Shan, Guandong. Lao Rou Gui is a new amazing tea on our menu. It has aroma of a rare exotic fruit and long lingering aftertaste. The quality of old tree leaves stays with you for many infusions. This tea will cheer you up and make your day bright and happy. (4070)

$17 | 28 | 7

WULONG CHA | WUYI CLIFF TEA

Da Hong Pao | Big Red Robe

Zhen Yan, Wuyishan, Fujian Province. One of the most well-known tea from Wuyi mountains. Cultivated from original legendary six Da Hong Pao trees, this tea will keep you company for many steeping. It is beautifully balanced and complex, with honey - floral and nutty flavor. Its believed to fight cold and smooth the sore throat. This tea literally cured one of us when we were in China. 

$16 | 26 | 7

Shui Xian | Water Sprite

Water Curtain Cave, Wuyishan, Fujian Province. Light body. Strong mineral woody flavor. Shui Xian tea is semi-oxidized tea. It is most known for the accent of orchids, which may stay in a mouth for a long time as aftertaste. Shui Xian tea bush have moss on the stabs, which adds a taste of moss and fog into the flavor. This tea is calming and balancing. 

$17 | 28 | 7

Rou Gui | Cinnamon Bark

Zheng Yan, Wuyishan, Fujian Province. This is the highest quality Rou Gui available on the market. Well balanced and extremely potent (it runs for dozens of infusions), this tea brings concentration and calmness. 

$18 | 30 | 8

Fo Shou | Buddha's Hand

2016. Wuyishan, Fujian Province. True to its name, there are strong notes of temple incense and rosewood prayer bead aroma. What makes this tea unique and worthy are the high minerality for a surprisingly light body and an immediate strong juicy aftertaste. Large leaves are a beautiful sight as they unfold in a gaiwan or a clay pot. 

$11 | 20 | 5

Qi Lang Zheng Yan | Curious Orchid

2017. Zhen Yan, Wuyishan, Fujian Province. The tea trees grow inside of Natural reserve protected area and produce the highest quality of tea. Zhen Yan has a full body and a round, velvety structure. Sweet taste and pleasant fragrance stay for many infusions. 

$16 | 26 | 7

Qi Lang Ban Yan | Curious Orchid

2017. Wuyishan, Fujian Province. Ban Yan literally means half-rock teas, grown near the edges of the protected area. It has a heavy body with notes of camphor, which is balanced by a strong orchid scent.

$14 | 23 | 6

Jin Yao Shi | Golden Key

2017. Wuyishan, Fujian Province. Very rare varietal of Wuyi tea, grown only by a few families inside the protected Natural reserve. It has a pronounced mineral and sweet taste. One of the best Wuyi teas on our list. 

$18 | 30 | 8

Zhi Pao | Purple Robe

2017. Water Curtain Cave, Wuyishan, Fujian Province. Fragrant and delicious, this tea has a full body and round structure.

$14 | 23 | 6

Zui Ba Xian | Drunken Immortal

2017. Wuyishan, Fujian Province. Has a distinctive taste of minerals, typical for Wuyishan Cliff teas. Its aftertaste will keep the mouth coated with a minty fresh feeling for hours.

$15 | 25 | 6

GREEN WULONG | TIE GUAN YIN

Tie Guan Yin | Iron Goddess of Mercy

Anxi, Fujian Province. Tightly curled jade leaves unfurl, revealing an orchid-like fragrance. The flavor is pleasantly complex, with a smooth vegetal body, sweet honey notes and floral undertones. 

$10 | 19 | 5

Tie Guan Yin | Iron Goddess of Mercy

Anxi, Fujian Province. Called The Iron Bodhisattva, it has been delighting tea drinkers with its heavy yet surprisingly sweet flavor since the early days of the Qing Dynasty. 

$9 | 18 | 4

DARK TEA | HEI CHA

1992 Kang Zhuang | Dark tea 

Kang Zhuan, Sichuan province. Darck and woody, this tea has calming and grounding qualities.  It has a rich, smooth and earthy taste with a complex aftertaste. Aged for over 26 years, this tea will help with digestion and provide important nutrients otherwise not available in daily diet.

$13 | 22 | 6

2016 Ye Sheng Gushu | Wild grown Sheng Puerh

Da Xue Shan, Yunnan Province. This very unique sheng puerh is plucked from wild-grown 1000-1200 year-old Camellia Dehongensis tea trees, which are known for their purple buds. Experience the unforgettable taste of citruses and forest berries with a long-lasting sweet aftertaste. Old trees bring the magic of calmness and groundedness regardless of a tea’s young age.  (6016)

$17 | 29 | 7

2017 Da Xue Shan Sheng Puerh | Great Snowy Mountain Puerh

Da Xue Shan, Yunnan Province.  This is a well- balanced and pleasant young sheng puerh that will fill your mouth with notes of flowers and red ripe fruits. Plucked from 300+ year-old trees, this tea has extremely powerful energy with a grounding and calming effect. 

$14 | 23 | 6

2018 Ye Sheng Gushu | Wild grown Sheng Puerh

Da Xue Shan, Yunnan Province. Younger brother of 2016 sheng puerh we have above.  Old 1000-1200 year-old trees and unique varietal of Camilia Dehongensis with purple buds that maintains an amazing aroma and complex, citrusy taste with notes of forest berries. This tea is strong and vibrant and will lift your mood up with just a few infusions. 

$16 | 26 | 7

Shou Puerh | Elephant brick

2006. Nannuoshan, Yunnan Province. Extremely smooth, round yet powerful shou puer. It has been picked from an organic garden and lightly piled (for 25 days) with the introduction of microbes from previous pilings. Its darker liquor will comfort your digestive system and leave you with a deep feeling of satisfaction. 

$13 | 22 | 6

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