yin zhen

  Origin: Yu Qi Zhao (farmer), Tai Mu Shan, Fuding, Fujian Province Harvest: Spring Score: 89 Price (as of post): 1 oz = $8.95 Sample provided by Eco-Cha. Get even more in the Member Content. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a tea reviewed? Contact me: jason@walkerteareview.com […]

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Comment: some of this and that. . Score: 87 Price (as of post): 5 g samle =£1.49 Sample provided by Tea Story. Get even more in the Member Content. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a tea reviewed? Contact me: jason@walkerteareview.com Subscribe in a reader or […]

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Tea Review 406: Teavivre’s Organic Silver Needle

by Jason Walker on February 10, 2012

in 85-89, Chinese, white

. Comment: heavier texture, but with less starchy dryness . Origin: Tai Mu Shan, Fuding, Fujian Province, China. PinPinXiang Tea Co. Harvest: June 2011 Score: 89 Price (as of post): 1.75 oz = $12.90 . Sample provided by Teavivre. Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews […]

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China’s Ten Tribute Teas

by Jason Walker on June 8, 2009

in Member Content

There is good reason that royalty was associated with the finer things in life. Kings and government meant taxes, and if gold couldn’t be had, your locality paid in other forms. If your locality was recognized for horses, you worked to contribute your best horses as a form of tax. The emperors of China were no different. Throughout the centuries, various teas became recognized as “tribute teas.” His royal person then had the privilege of drinking these tribute teas or offering it as gifts.

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Click the vid to watch: Price (as of post): 25g= approx $18 (price in British pounds) Score: 86 Compare this tea with other reviews on the Score Sheet Click on either image below to go to Jing‘s product page:

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