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Gande Tieguanyin

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Tieguanyin or 'Iron Goddess of Mercy' is a well known Oolong tea from Anxi, in Fujian China. This particular Tieguanyin is from the high mountains of Gande in early spring, capturing the freshness of the new season in its bright green leaves.

The aroma of this tea is floral and sweet, tasting the tea brings notes of orchids and fresh vegetation with a lingering sugar cane finish. One of the most notable aspects of this tea is the buttery thick mouthfeel, it brings a refreshing conclusion to a springtime classic.

  • ORIGIN:  Gande, Anxi, Quanzhou, China
  • MEANING:  Iron Goddess of Mercy (tie guan yin)
  • CULTIVAR:  Tieguanyin
  • HARVEST TIME:  April 23, 2018
  • TASTE:  Floral, sweet, buttery


Preparation
IN THE TEAPOT
  • Quantity: 6g / 500ml
  • Water temperature: 100°C
  • Infusion time: 4 min
GONGFU CHA METHOD
  • Quantity: 3g / 100ml
  • Water temperature: 100°C
  • 4 infusions: 30, 30, 45, 60 sec

For best results in gongfu cha, brew in the traditional gaiwan or in a Yixing teapot.

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