16 “Spring” Teas Found


Alishan Wulong: Spring 2019 Premium thumbnail

The fine aromatic balance from charcoal-baking lingers in the aroma cup, and the finish is very even and just a little bit dry.

Baozhong: Spring 2018 Special Acquisition thumbnail

This charcoal baked tea is very much a textural experience, in contrast with the floral emphasis of conventional baozhong.
Baozhong: Spring 2021 Premium
First arrival of the lockdown-delayed spring 2021 Taiwanese teas.

Boluomi: Spring 2019 Premium thumbnail

Charcoal-baked with a sweet finish, this broad and smooth tea is very pleasant on a hot summer day.

Foshou: Spring 2019 Premium thumbnail

Smooth and dry but not heavy, this charcoal-baked batch has great food pairing potential.
Joongjak Ssanggye 2021
Fresh spring batch from tried-and-true producer Ssanggye.
Lishan Wulong: Spring 2020 Special Acquisition
Grown at high elevation (1700-2500 meters) on Taiwan’s Lishan mountain range, a region famous for producing excellent fruit as well as tea.

Saejak Goryeo 2020 thumbnail

This tea is made in the same style as the woojeon and tukpoom grades, but is picked just a little later and therefore commands a lower price.

Saejak Goryeo 2021 thumbnail

A fresh batch of handmade tea from Goryeo tea farm.
Superior Baozhong
Bright floral aroma and smooth, mild flavor.
Superior Tieguanyin
Smooth and mildly smoky with good depth of flavor.
Superior Wulong
An easy-drinking tea with good balance between the first floral notes and low-key, mildly dry finish.

Tieguanyin: Spring 2019 Premium thumbnail

Also in the “one drop of dew” style (like the winter 2018), this batch is a notch milder overall.

Woojeon Goryeo 2020 thumbnail

The standard in high end Korean green teas, smooth and sweet across multiple infusions, and a notch more subtle than the saejak.

Woojeon Goryeo 2021 thumbnail

My best green tea acquisition of the season.

Woojeon Hongcha Goryeo 2020 thumbnail

Woojeon-grade leaves processed into a black tea by the same producer as the Woojeon green tea.