Verdant Tea

Wu Zi Oolong

Wu Zi Oolong

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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
    80
    yuzu zest, lemongrass
    true
    70
    hazelnut, cashew milk
    true
    40
    fennel, eucalyptus
    true
    55
    osmanthus, marigold
    true
    40
    cedar, coriander

    Tasting Profile

    • fruit - yuzu zest, lemongrass
    • savory - hazelnut, cashew milk
    • vegetal - fennel, eucalyptus
    • floral - osmanthus, marigold
    • spice - cedar, coriander
    • DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2018
    • Daping Village Anxi
    • ELEVATION1000 meters
    • Wu ZiTea Varietal

    This little-seen cultivar from Master Zhang premiered in of his Tea of the Month Club boxes, highlighting the biodiversity of his fields. This distinctive varietal achieves a balance of juicy citrus and creamy mouthfeel with the help of Master Zhang’s meticulous processing. The flavors evolve slowly and consistently with a mellow floral aftertaste that builds up over time.


  • 'The process of making oolong is bringing the tea back and forth between withered and alive... the process of bringing it back from the brink eliminates bitterness and astringency'

  • 5
    6-8
    208
    30 seconds
    10
    7
    6
    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

    7 g.6 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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