Teas of China Gift Box from Curious Tea contains eight small pouches of 10g each of eight 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 Guangxi Silver Needle is a delicate and flavoursome Yin Zhen from an unusual terroir in Guangxi Province where the neat silver leaves are picked from Fujian Bai Hao cultivar plants. It produces a fruity and woody liquor with a lasting, clean aftertaste and sweet honey notes. Winner of a 1* Great Taste Award in 2020.
Huo Shan Huang Ya is a famous tea from Jin Ji Shan in Huo Shan County. It undergoes a Men Huang process of piling and steaming to mellow the flavours. Resulting tippy leaves produce a smooth light liquor with a thick mouthfeel and vegetal, savoury and nutty notes.
Jasmine Pearls is a famous premium jasmine green tea from Fujian Provice in China. Young leaves are rolled into pearls and are scented with fresh jasmine blossom. This tea produces a refreshingly fragrant, sweet and floral liquor that is highly addictive! Winner of a 1* Great Taste Award in 2019.
Long Jing Ming Qian Dragon Well is an exquisite green tea from China 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. Winner of a 2* Great Taste Award in 2018.
Tie Guan Yin Supreme is an AAA grade version of the famous Iron Goddess of Mercy Oolong. Tightly rolled dark green leaves produce a bright liquor with a floral aroma. The complex taste has buttery, floral and vegetal notes with a sweet refreshing aftertaste.
Dan Cong Organic Mi Lan Xiang is a classic Honey Orchid Fragrance oolong from a fully organic tea plantation located in Gaoyuan Village in the Phoenix Mountains. Large leaves produce a golden liquor with a floral and fruity honey taste and a lasting lightly roasted, mineral finish.
Dian Hong Feng Qing Ye Sheng black tea is made from an ancient wild purple leaf ‘Ye Sheng’ varietal that grows at high altitude in Dehong Prefecture. It produces an amber liquor with a sweet fruity aroma. The smooth complex taste is a little malty, tangy and spicy with notes of prunes and wheat.
Haiwan Mini Brick Ripe Pu-erh is a 2012 vintage mini brick shu pu-erh from Haiwan Tea Factory. Each brick is a roughly 5g in weight and is loosely pressed. The liquor produced is a dark colour with a woody aroma. The taste is clean and rich with earthy notes of wood and walnuts.