The alluring purple hues of these special leaves will fascinate and amaze the palate at each brew. This colorful variety is called Ziya - literally “purple bud” - and it acquires its peculiar shade, hidden at the bottom of the leaf, from the great concentration of anthocyanins. The Ziya cultivar is inherently different from Zijuan, the latter being a domesticated variety. These Ziya ancient tea trees grow wild in the province of Yunnan, enclosing their quiet seclusion in the multitude of colors of this white tea.
The transparency of the liquor releases a great variety of aromas, filling the mouth with an initial sweetness, that gives way to a balsamic afterstaste. Fruity notes of pears and grapes are immediately followed by hints of cork and sweet potatoes, while a warm cedarwood aroma lingers in the palate.
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
Our constantly updated offer includes all tea categories: white, green, yellow, dark (fermented heicha), and wulong.
Free shipment in Italy for orders above 59€, 89€ for European Countries. For Continental Europe, Canada and Unites States, free shipment above 99€/120USD; in the rest of the world, above 139 USD.
For all European countries and America we ship through our distributor located in Italy, while for Asia, Oceania and African countries we use our logistic center located in China.
Within the European Union the shipping time is between 1-5 days, while for Extra-UE shipment the delivery time varies between 5 and 12 days. For European countries there is no custom-clearance procedure; for all the other shipments we accompany the package with all the necessary papers to ensure the fastest process possible.
In Europe and US we ship through TNT Express courier or UPS; For shipments in Italy, you can select a TNT point where to collect your package, while for shipments in the US you can choose a UPS point. In Asia we use EMS.
Eastern Leaves’s Guarantee We guarantee the product will arrive securely as well as beautifully packed. While very rare, breakage in shipping can happen. In the unlikely event of breakage please contact us and we will replace the defected item with no additional charge. Please email email@example.com to arrange for a replacement or return.
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