Li Xiangxi's family works together applying their incredible tea craft to their spring-fed high mountain tea. Their proceeds support teaching rural tea ceremony.
grape leaf, nut brittle
dried mandarin peel
rose petal, jasmine oil
cooling forest moss
savory - grape leaf, nut brittle
spice - cinnamon, ginseng
fruit - dried mandarin peel
floral - rose petal, jasmine oil
texture - cooling forest moss
DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2021
Wuyishan Ecological PreserveWuyishan, Fujian
XINGCUN XIAOZHONGTea Varietal
The unique flavors of Old Tree Wuyi Gongfu Black comes in part from mosses and competing vegetation that grow naturally on and around the old and untended wild bushes in Tongmu. That mossy, woody complexity is something younger cultivated bushes can’t quite capture. This tea is wild-picked from tea growing untended in Longchuan Gorge above the Li Family's workshop, including bushes around 80-100 years old. This tea allows us to study terroir and better understand what makes Wuyi so special.
Li Xiangxi works with her two brothers in the Wuyi Ecological Preserve to harvest this propagated-from-seed Xiaozhong varietal leaf and process it usi[...]
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'Brewing up Old Tree Wuyi Gongu Black, we get tons of piney, woody smokey aroma, an astoundingly powerful aroma considering that this tea is not smoked. By the first infusion, much of the smoke has dissipated leaving that mossy, woody edge that defines this tea.'
4 g.6 oz.use 208° watersteep 15 secondsresteep many times add 10 sec. each infusion
5 g.5 ozuse 195° watersteep 5 seconds add 3 sec. per steepingenjoy many steepings