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.
cinnamon, cedar, nutmeg
honey crisp, juniper
cooling, tingling, mineral-laden
spice - cinnamon, cedar, nutmeg
fruit - honey crisp, juniper
floral - vanilla
savory - toasted chestnut
vegetal - spearmint
texture - cooling, tingling, mineral-laden
DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2021
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 brings a new perspective to this beloved varietal with his meticulous and delicate multi-day dark roast process. Ruan Zhi or “Soft S[...]
As low as$2.00
'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