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China: The land where tea began! Shrouded in mystery some 2000 years ago her teas are as varied as this vast country. Fantastic green teas from the mainland. Tantalising semi-fermented oolongs from Formosa (Taiwan) Traditional black leaves and superb exotic white teas. China teas tend to be light in flavour. We recommend to drink without milk.

As China produces so many of the worlds favourite teas we have broken them down by there characteristic fermentation’s thus
Black, Oolong, Green and “White” teas.

Please note that many flavoured teas are not located here if they are simply based upon a fine China tea. However traditional Chinese method flavoured teas such as Lapsang Souchong, Rose Pouchoung  and Jasmine tea will be listed under Black or Green China Teas respectively.

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Black China Teas

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Lapsang Souchong
Thick black leaves smoked over pine chippings and pan fired. Distinctly smoky. - You'll love it or loath it!!ion
£2.26-£10.30
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Keemun
Perhaps the best known of China teas, Keemuns were once the original English Breakfast tea. Twisted neat black leaf giving a pale and delicate brew – classical!
£1.76-£7.80
Rose Pouchong
Rose Pouchong is a China black leaf tea carefully infused with fragrant rosepetals. A delightful, aromatic evening tea that’s full of Summer dreams
£2.00-£9.00
Jasmine Tea
A traditional black/green leaf, heavenly scented with jasmine flowers, delicate and fragrant, fantastic with fresh cream cake!
£1.94-£8.70
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Ching Wo
Neat wiry black leaf. Very similar to a keemun with more pronounced flavour and amber colour.
£1.94-£8.70
Lotus Blossom
Black China tea delicately mixed with rose petals and the scent of Lotus. The very essence of the Orient in a cup.
£2.74-£12.70
Yunnan
High grown red tea with golden tips. Has slight maltiness. On par with a mild assam. One China that will take a little milk
£2.30-£11.50
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Formosa Lapsang (Taiwan)
Very much a lapsang souchong style though with a more robust tarry flavour
£2.82-£13.04
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Grand Yunnan
A large golden leaf  rich spicy and malty.
£6.56-£31.80
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Lychee Congou
Neat black leaf with a fine delicate fruity flavour
£2.30-£10.50
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Green China Teas

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“Gunpowder”
A balanced smooth tasting Gunpowder head and shoulders above the usual green gunpowder teas available. Brew it gently for only a minute or two and this tea will reward you with a clear green cup of goodness that you can virtually feel pulling the toxins and stress from your body.
£1.76-£7.80
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Lung Ching Dragonwell
Flat green and jade leaves release a pale yellow liquor, somewhat sweet with an almost buttery aftertaste with a delicious aroma.
£4.90-£23.50
Rose petal Gunpowder (China Green)
Green tea infused with rosepetals. Very fragrant and delicate giving a pale yellow infusion, a taste of Eden!Green tea infused with rosepetals. Very fragrant and delicate giving a pale yellow infusion, a taste of Eden!
£2.62-£12.10
Jasmine Chung Feng
A most fantastic aromatic semi-green jasmine. Once the blossoms have released their volatile oils they are removed. The flavour is smooth and velvety. Caresses your tongue!
£4.52-£21.60
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Chun Mee
Delicate green tea . Its name translates as precious eyebrow, referring to its trim curved leaf.
£1.76-£7.80
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Lanxi Mao Feng
Thin wiry leaf that looks deep blue/black in colour, yet releases a delicious pale green liquor of fascination
£3.95-£9.95
Young Hyson
Translating as flourishing spring, perhaps the best well known green, a large whole leaf, smooth, fragrant and slightly fruity.
£2.38-£10.90
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Vanilla Gunpowder (China green)
Green china leaf, with a smooth gentle twist of Vanilla.
£2.40-£11.00
Moon Palace Chun Mee
Tightly rolled grey/green leaf that unfurls into a deep primrose infusion with a pleasing twang of tannin.
£2.74-£12.70

Oolong Teas

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Formosa Oolong Orange Blossom (Taiwan)
Oolong with a twist! Lightly scented with orange and quite unique!
£3.40-£16.00
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Formosa Oolong (Taiwan)
Very much a lapsang souchong style though with a more robust tarry flavour
£2.92-£13.04
Dong Ding Oolong (Taiwan)
A rich emerald green Oolong with a tightly rolled leaf that unfurls like a dragon's tongue. Its flavour has the most wonderful fresh-cut grass notes. A Wilkinson's favourite.
£7.92-£19.30
Formosa Oolong Special Leaf (Taiwan)
Light and refreshing large leaf oolong said to be reminiscent of ripened peaches, delicious!
£6.12-£14.80
Ti Kuan Yin (China Oolong)
Translates as the iron goddess of compassion' a large leaf oolong with delicate, complex, almost earthy flavours
£5.06-£12.15
Formosa Oolong Silvertip (Taiwan)
The top two leaves, a most delicate flavour with slight earthy notes
£9.48-£23.20
Jade Oolong (Taiwan)
A delicate golden green infusion, with a floral aroma, a smooth body and a fruity undertone.
£9.24-£22.60

China “White” & Speciality Teas

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Pai-Mu-Tan
Pai Mu Tan (White Peony) A large, feathery, almost silver leaf, its pale colour and magical flavour is elegantly spicy. Never drink this delicate and refreshing tea with anything else in our opinion. The cleansing power of its essences have been thought to rejuvenate the body for years in China. While we can’t claim to know the truth of that we can say that its favourite among the staff of Wilkinson’s for its relaxing benefits.
£5.56-£13.40
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Lunyun White Downy
A luxurious velvety leaf sprinkled with fairy dust. This magical brew is delicate and as soft as a ripe peach’s skin
£6.46-£31.30
Dong Ding Oolong (Taiwan)
A rich emerald green Oolong with a tightly rolled leaf that unfurls like a dragon's tongue. Its flavour has the most wonderful fresh-cut grass notes. A Wilkinson's favourite.
£7.92-£19.30
China Green Blooming Tea Flower
The finest young tips from the tea harvested during the Spring and are hand sewn around Marigold blossoms to create these beautiful blooming tea flowers. Makes for a charming and unusual gift as well as a fine cup of tea!
£2.95
China White Snow Buds
A long twisted green leaf with silvery downy tips. A liquor the colour of a golden moon. Mellow flavour yet slightly astringent.
£9.38-£22.95

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