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Produced By Li Xiangxi

This tea is part of Li Xiangxi's Reserve Collection, selected by her family to best represent Tongmu and the heritage of Wuyishan.

Tasting Profile

  • FRUITY – kiwi, key lime
  • FLORAL – rose, bergamot
  • A LITTLE SPICY – stone, pine, rosewood
  • A LITTLE SAVORY – roasted, graham cracker
DATE OF PICKING5/18/2015
TongmuWuyi, Fujian
ELEVATION600 METERS
Fo ShouTea Varietal

Fo Shou, or "Buddha's Hand," varietal is a more exotic and luscious tea in the Li Family collection. True its name, there are strong notes of temple incense and rosewood prayer bead aroma. The Li Family's darker roast this year accentuates the minerality for a surprisingly light body and immediately juicy, strong aftertaste that make this a unique and worthy tea. The large leaves are a beautiful sight as they unfold in a gaiwan or yixing pot.

" Wuyi is legendary. Any great Chinese art collection will be full of inkbrush paintings of the misty mountain peaks that make up Wuyi. Visiting Wuyi evokes the feeling of finally meeting someone that you have read about for years. The rocks of Wuyi aren’t just famous for the inspiration they gave to great Song dynasty painters. The true legends involve magic, and of course, Wuyi tea.... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

4 g.6
oz.
use 208° watersteep 40 secondsresteep many times
add 30 sec. each infusion

Gongfu

5 g.6  oz.use 208° watersteep 15-20 seconds
add 15 sec. per steeping
enjoy many steepings

Iced/Cold

5 g.12
 oz.
use room temp. waterrefrigerate overnight
(8 to 12 hours)
add ice & enjoy

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