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Produced By Master Zhang

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

Tasting Profile

  • VERY SPICY – cinnamon, clove, oak
  • VERY FRUITY – melon, cherry
  • VERY SAVORY – toasted rice, almond
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DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2016
Daping VillageAnxi, Fujian
ELEVATION1000 meters
Dan GuiTea Varietal

Dan Gui is a modern varietal more often used for darker strip-style Wuyi Oolongs. The more traditional Anxi roast finish, darker than modern green Tieguanyin finishes, gives us a unique comparison point between Wuyi and Anxi Dan Gui while bringing out the varietal's natural sweet cinnamon and clove spice.

" In his own words, Master Zhang describes the differences between different Anxi oolong tea varietals growing in his fields above Daping, Anxi. From Mao Xie and Tieguanyin to Mei Zhan, Qilan and Ben Shan, a wide variety of cultivars grow side-by-side... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

5 g.6-8
oz.
use 208° watersteep 30 secondsresteep many times
add 10 sec. each infusion

Gongfu

5 g.4-5  oz.use 208° watersteep 10 seconds
add 2 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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