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Produced By 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.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY SAVORY – toasted rice, oat milk
  • VERY SPICY – cinnamon, cedar
  • FLORAL – marigold
  • A LITTLE VEGETAL – arugula
Click to watchMaster Zhang's tea fields on the peaks above Daping Village
DATE OF PICKINGNovember 2017
Daping VillageAnxi, Fujian
ELEVATION1000 meters
Mao XieTea Varietal

Daping is the birthplace of the Maoxie (Hairy Crab) varietal, and the village is proud of its heritage. Master Zhang is one of Daping's foremost craftsman of traditional Anxi oolong processing, and as it is his favorite way to finish his oolong teas, it only makes sense to show off the subtle and more savory finish of traditional roasting on this varietal. The roast on this autumn harvest brings out spices that are hidden in a greener finish.

Steeping Instructions


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


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


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

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