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  • Loose  Leaf Scented Tea "Moonlight & Snow Chrysanthemum Buds Dragon Ball (3 Balls)"
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Cultivar: Yue Guang Bai

Altitude: 1500m

Harvest: Spring/Autumn

Grade: Outstanding, Supreme

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  • China, Yunnan, Jinggu

    Yue Guang Bai is unusual white tea which is made from a wild bush varietal Camellia taliensis – a wild relative of Camellia sinensis - native to Yunnan province. Interestingly, the leaf is white on one side and deep purple from the other side. Because of this unique tea varietal, Yue Guang Bai is a true regional Yunnan specialty. If you age a portion of Yue Guang Bai it will darken over time and become more like a black tea. This spring pick is then mixed with Snow Chrysanthemum flowers and compressed into small balls with a little piece of cotton. Dragon balls are great because they are perfect single brewing servings, and because the leaves fare much better during transport and storage compared to loose leaf form.

  • 1 ball

  • 250 ml

  • 85 C

  • 2.5 min.

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  • Ambience

    DRY LEAF: Beautifully rolled small greenish-brown balls with silver tips and imprinted crimson flowers. Floral fragrance is mingling with a fragrance of fresh zest, dried fruits and sultanas.
    INFUSED LEAF: After first infusion, the tea is still in a perfect ball shape. It takes up to 5 infusions to get these tea leaves to freely float! Amazing :) The aroma is minty, peppery and floral with a sweetness of forest honey.
    LIQUOR: Cup is light and bright, the colour of pineapple with an aroma of dried herbs. Deliciously smooth and honey sweet mouth-feel. Bouquet of wild flowers and herbs and a tiny bit of spice (cardamom and mint) finish is long lasting. The cup has a little astringency, no acidity and is heavenly perfumed. Pleasantly refreshing yet very relaxing tea due to the calming properties of Chrysanthemum flowers!

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"Litlle Poetry" by JD

Alas “The Ball of Happiness”

She is like a ghost with a hairy silver eyeballs
in them red pupils shine like jasper gemstones
she stares blindly into the dark gloom
for she has no purpose in her cold tomb
Her hair floats on the strings of the other worlds
and with them fear grows wild with untuned chords
She is like a dragon – righteous, powerful snob who can fly
yet she is cold and insane without a heart at the same time
She can spread her hands wide and make everything bloom
Oh, the smell of chrysanthemum, hay, dried fruit and perfume
or she can raise her bushy brows to ultimate doom...
He appears of light strings with his yellow bright hair
offers her his heart, full of light, joy and sweetness to share
She fights a bit first, angrily with all her mighty powers
but then she submits to love and accept his bouquet of unique flowers
The fresh wild mint, cardamom, sweet raisins and black pepper
mingles in her nose with roses, tulips and forest honey forever
Her dry hand touches his eyes lightly for now she can see
with him she is alive, happy and free...


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