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.
eucalyptus, cardamom, cinnamon
cooling, deep sparkling spice
spice - eucalyptus, cardamom, cinnamon
floral - vanilla
savory - sweet cream
vegetal - spearmint, sage
texture - cooling, deep sparkling spice
DATE OF PICKINGAutumn 2020
Daping VillageAnxi, Fujian
Rou GuiTea Varietal
Rou Gui is better known as a roasted oolong from Wuyi, famous in Wuyi for its intense and aromatic cinnamon flavor. Master Zhang's Rou Gui varietal bushes grow among Tieguanyin fields and wildflowers, and benefit from sweet mountain spring water. Master Zhang's dark roast on this unique rolled Anxi Rou Gui brings out not just rich cinnamon spice, but also dessert-like complexity and aftertaste.
Master Zhang is a true innovator. He doesn’t make tea to follow trends. He experiments and takes risks to make tea better for the generations to com[...]
Regular Price$2.00As low as$1.80
'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'
5 g.6-8 oz.use 208° watersteep 30 secondsresteep many times add 10 sec. each infusion
5 g.4-5 ozuse 208° watersteep 10 seconds add 2 sec. per steepingenjoy many steepings