Verdant Tea

2005 Aged Tieguanyin

2005 Aged Tieguanyin

This tea is pre-packed into single serve 5g portions for all sizes under 100g.

Crafted 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.
  • true
    60
    cucumber
    true
    50
    sandalwood
    true
    75
    tres leches, caramelized pecan
    false
    75
    caramelized pecan

    Tasting Profile

    • vegetal - cucumber
    • spice - sandalwood
    • savory - tres leches, caramelized pecan
    • DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2005
    • Daping VillageAnxi, Fujian
    • ELEVATION1000
    • TieguanyinTea Varietal

    Master Zhang is making some of the finest Tieguanyin in the world. Based in Daping village at the very highest peaks of Gande, Anxi. His terraced fields are overgrown with wildflowers, and fed by naturally sweet and clear mountain spring water. Master Zhang's slow and subtle roasting and aging process adds deep lingering spice to the Tieguanyin florals. This ten year old harvest is already rich and full of spice.

    This tea is pre-packed into single serve 5g portions for all sizes under 100g.


  • '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.'

  • 5
    6-8
    212
    30 seconds
    15-30
    7
    6
    212
    10 seconds
    3
    5
    12
    212
    8 hours

    Steeping Instructions

    Western

    5 g.6-8
    oz.
    use 212° watersteep 30 secondsresteep many times
    add 15-30 sec. each infusion

    Gongfu

    7 g.6 ozuse 212° watersteep 10 seconds
    add 3 sec. per steeping
    enjoy many steepings

    Iced/Cold

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

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