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Produced By Dongsa Cooperative

The Qianjiazhai Dongsa Cooperative was established to be a steward to the oldest tea forest in the world, finishing every leaf using hand processing and stone-pressing techniques.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY VEGETAL – tulsi
  • SPICY – stone
  • FRUITY – apple, champagne
  • A LITTLE SAVORY – cream
Click to watchGiant leaves of Qianjiazhai's wild tea trees
QianjiazhaiMt. Ailao, Yunnan
Qianjiazhai YeshengTea Varietal

This tea is wild picked by Master Zhou in the oldest tea forest in the world. The leaves in this cake are called the Gu Hua harvest, from 300 year old trees. The biodiversity of Qianjiazhai gives immense complexity to the flavor of this tea. The sweet, smooth fruity flavor and rich texture are incredibly drinkable, and promising for long-term aging.

" We are loved the crisp apple and mineral notes on this looseleaf tea. The florals were more subdued, while the sweet thick texture was even stronger than the pressed cakes. The citrus notes reminded us of a sparkling Oregon Brut... "

Steeping Instructions


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


5 g.6  oz.use 208° watersteep 6 seconds
add 3 sec. per steeping
enjoy many steepings


4 g.12
use room temp. waterrefrigerate overnight
(8 to 12 hours)
add ice & enjoy

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