Teas of China Gift Box from Curious Tea contains six small pouches of 10g each of six different teas all originating from China. This Chinese tea selection gift box is perfect for exploring the different tea types to come from the world’s largest tea producing country. We carefully handpicked these to showcase each tea and highlight how cultivation, terroir and processing play their roles in turning the camellia sinensis plant into so many different types of teas with such varied taste profiles.
We recommend purchasing this tea selection in gift packaging. This consists of an embossed gift box lined with mulberry paper that makes for a fantastic tea gift. This is the perfect way to present this unique tea gift to any tea lover.
This Teas of China Gift Box contains the following Chinese white, yellow, green, oolong, black and pu-erh teas:
Yin Zhen Silver Needle is one of the most revered white teas from China. This Bai Hao version is grown in Fujian Province of China and consists solely of hand plucked tender buds. The pale golden liquor has a dry fruity scent with a light and airy character that is floral and sweet.
Huo Shan Huang Ya (Mount Huo Yellow Bud) is a rare yellow tea from Anhui Province of China. Waxy green tippy leaves produce a pale golden liquor. The flavour is light and smooth, with vegetal and fruity notes that are savoury yet sweet.
Long Jing Ming Qian Dragon Well is an exquisite green tea harvested in early spring. The light green liquor produced has a faint incense aroma and a complex sweet and savoury taste with zesty vegetal notes.
Zhang Ping Shui Xian Floral is a refined fragrant version of a rare oolong that is pressed into square cakes. The highly aromatic floral liquor is crisp, light and mouth-watering with a sweet nutty flavour and honeysuckle notes.
Dian Hong Jin Luo Golden Snail from Yunnan Province of China is produced by rolling tea buds into small golden coils, or snail shapes. The dark amber liquor has a savoury scent of rye and soy. The taste is sweet and malty, like a sweet bread, with notes of cocoa and molasses. Winner of a 3* Great Taste Award in 2017.
Tuo-cha Pu-erh is a traditional dome-shaped aged tea cake from Yunnan Province of China. It has an earthy and peaty aroma. The liquor has a woody taste with a full and complex smoky character punctuated with a fruity prune note.