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Making Aged Tieguanyin

Making Aged Tieguanyin

Making Aged Tieguanyin

Master Zhang shares his perspective on his aged oolong

November 25, 2016

"In roasting, you need to have experience. You need to understand the tea, the leaves, the fire. Only then can you make good tea" - Master Zhang
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In his own words, Master Zhang teaches us about aged Anxi oolong and his aged Tieguanyin teas. After ten years of careful re-roasting, the teas grow in complexity, aroma, and depth.

As Master Zhang explains, “Tea may be dried, but it is still living inside.”

The careful control of moisture and clean storage helps insure aging Teiguanyin gains its depth naturally, rather becoming sour or overly fired..

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