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Produced By Master Zhang

Master Zhang’s family has tended the Tieguanyin of Daping Village for generations. His tea is fed by sweet mountain springs and grows on the cloud-enveloped peaks of Anxi.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY FLORAL – saffron, jasmine, vanilla
  • VERY SAVORY – cream, cake
  • VERY FRUITY – melon
  • VEGETAL – sweetgrass
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DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2017
ELEVATION1060 m
TieguanyinTea Varietal

This true Tieguanyin varietal tea grows on the high mountains above Daping in Anxi, shaded in mist and fed by sweet mountain spring water. Master Zhang's biodiverse tea fields bring deep floral and creamy complexity to his tea. This picking is from his thirty to sixty year old tea plants, made with the finest leaves, and carefully hand processed to bringing out the deep rich florals that define true Tieguanyin varietal with a light modern finish.

" Wild flowers grow freely among natural flora and established tea hedges. The constant flowering works double duty – attracting insects away from the growing tea leaves while infusing the growing plants with their complex aroma.... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

5 g.6-8
oz.
use 208° watersteep 20 secondsresteep many times
add 10 sec. each infusion

Gongfu

5 g.4-5  oz.use 208° watersteep 6 seconds
add 3 sec. per steeping
enjoy many steepings

Iced/Cold

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

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