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Zoom Wild Purple Tea Buds
Zoom Wild Purple Tea Buds
Zoom Wild Purple Tea Buds
Zoom Wild Purple Tea Buds

Wild Purple Tea Buds

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Wild Purple Tea Buds | 野生紫芽苞


 Tasting notes: Candyfloss, ginger, rose
 Origin: Jinggu, Yunnan, China
 Cultivar: Wild
 Elevation: 950m
 Oxidation: ⦿○○○○

An enigmatic tea harvested in small batches from wild purple-leaf tea trees, these buds have a floral fragrance and a sweet gingery flavour.

Why we love it:

  • It is incredibly fragrant with unique flavour notes of ginger and rose - all naturally inherent in the leaves themselves.
  • It's rare. Because it is from wild, centuries-old tea trees, there is only one small harvest a year. A precious gift from Mother Nature.
  • Nobody knows quite what this tea is. Some think these buds are not the buds of leaves but of off-shoot branches.
  • It is minimally processed: the buds are simply plucked and dried. Their purple hue is completely natural.  


This tea was a big surprise when we first discovered it, and it has since become one of our bestsellers and a true rare gem.


What is wild tea?

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Gongfu style
4g | per 100ml | 90°C | 1 min
+10s per steep for at least 5 steeps

Western style
2g | per 100ml | 85°C | 3 mins
+ 1 min per steep for at least 3 steeps

Cold brew
10g | 1L | Room temp/ refrigerated | 6 hours

We recommend you try brewing Yunnan Wild Tea Buds at a range of temperatures. At 85°C, the tea tastes lighter and more nuanced. At 90°C it becomes more heady and floral.

These are just guidelines. As we always say, it’s best to experiment with a range of temperatures and leaf-to-water ratios to understand the tea and your own taste preferences.

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Wild Purple Tea Buds

$172

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Delivery is free for orders of HK$500 or more. Heavy items do not qualify for free shipping. Please allow 5-7 working days for your delivery. See our shipping policy.

International delivery

Delivery is free for orders of HK$2500 or more. All other orders have a flat delivery fee of HK$450. Heavy items do not qualify for free shipping. We aim to send orders within 5 business days of payment, and they are usually delivered within 14-60 days, depending on the destination. See our shipping policy.

Returns policy

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