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2021 High Elevation Jin Lan Xiang

2021 High Elevation Jin Lan Xiang

Crafted by Huang Rui Guang

Huang Ruiguang is an award-winning nationally-recognized master & published author. He is respected for his work expanding and modernizing tea agriculture in Fenghuang.
  • true
    100
    jasmine
    true
    95
    nutmeg, ginger, licorice
    true
    60
    flaky pastry
    true
    85
    juicy mango, candied strawberry
    true
    fine, cooling, tingling rocky

    Tasting Profile

    • floral - jasmine
    • spice - nutmeg, ginger, licorice
    • savory - flaky pastry
    • fruit - juicy mango, candied strawberry
    • texture - fine, cooling, tingling rocky
    • DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2021
    • Wudong ShanGuangdong Province
    • ELEVATION1000 METERS
    • Jin Lan XiangTea Varietal

    The new 2021have isnow avaialble!

    Huang Ruiguang's family Jin Lan Xiang comes from the extremely sought after high-elevation Wudongshan older tree stock picked from his favorite plot with a cool microclimate & east-facing slope for early morning light. Jin Lan (金兰) roughly translates to sworn brotherhood, and indeed, this tea takes the dedication of a “sworn brotherhood” to finish, requiring over 24 hours of meticulous and exhausting hand processing to bring out the deep aromatics of this striking and rare varietal. Each sip is almost like drinking candy. Master Huang's fifty years of celebrated work in agricultural innovation has changed the world of Dancong for the better.



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  • 'An accomplished technical master of tea, Huang Rui Guang is affectionately called a ‘modern tea sage’ by many. He likes to say that one love is enough in life, and his is tea. This excerpt is an attempt to portray a small piece of one man’s contributions to and love of tea'

  • 5-10
    6-8
    208
    20 seconds
    10
    10
    6
    208
    6 seconds
    4
    5
    12
    room temp
    8 hours

    Steeping Instructions

    Western

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

    Gongfu

    10 g.6 ozuse 208° watersteep 6 seconds
    add 4 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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