Verdant Tea

2019 Autumn Reserve Traditional Mao Xie

2019 Autumn Reserve Traditional Mao Xie

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Sourced By the Master Zhang

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.
  • true
    60
    sweet cream
    true
    60
    guava, pomelo
    true
    50
    cardamom, cedar
    true
    40
    orchid
    true
    55
    sweet grass

    Tasting Profile

    • savory - sweet cream
    • fruit - guava, pomelo
    • spice - cardamom, cedar
    • floral - orchid
    • vegetal - sweet grass
    • DATE OF PICKINGNovember 2019
    • Daping Village Anxi
    • ELEVATION1000 meters
    • Mao XieTea Varietal

    Daping is the birthplace of the Maoxie (Hairy Crab) varietal, and the village is proud of its heritage. We are excited to offer this reserve autumn harvest of high elevation Maoxie from Master Zhang in Daping. This reserve tea has finished traditionally in Master Zhang's favorite style to compliment the naturally buttery and sweet-savory aspects of the Mao Xie cultivar.


  • '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
    6-8
    208
    30 seconds
    10
    5
    4-5
    208
    10 seconds
    2
    5
    12
    room temp
    8 hours

    Steeping Instructions

    Western

    5 g.6-8
    oz.
    use 208° watersteep 30 secondsresteep many times
    add 10 sec. each infusion

    Gongfu

    5 g.4-5 ozuse 208° watersteep 10 seconds
    add 2 sec. per steeping
    enjoy many steepings

    Iced/Cold

    5 g.12
    oz.
    use room temp.° water refrigerate overnight
    8 hours hours
    add ice & enjoy

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