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Produced By Li Xiangxi

The Li Family hand picks high-elevation spring-fed tea from their misty plot in the Wuyi Ecological Preserve. Their biodiverse plantings, and careful hand-finishing win them awards year after year.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY FLORAL – orchid, jasmine, geranium
  • VERY FRUITY – apricot, candied orange peel, melon
  • SPICY – amber, redwood
  • SAVORY – cane sugar
  • A LITTLE VEGETAL – celery leaf
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DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2017
Wuyishan Ecological PreserveWuyi, Fujian
ELEVATION600 METERS
Chun LanTea Varietal

This tea is uniquely crisp and floral with strong notes of geranium. The first sips reveal a forward, juicy melon flavor followed by deep amber and foresty redwood. The "Yun" sensation in this tea builds with each infusion over time. After several steepings, this Yun begins to dominate as a lingering physical sensation that strengthens the growing mineral texture and flavor.

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" Wuyi is legendary. Any great Chinese art collection will be full of inkbrush paintings of the misty mountain peaks that make up Wuyi. Visiting Wuyi evokes the feeling of finally meeting someone that you have read about for years. The rocks of Wuyi aren’t just famous for the inspiration they gave to great Song dynasty painters. The true legends involve magic, and of course, Wuyi tea.... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

4 g.6
oz.
use 208° watersteep 40 secondsresteep many times
add 30 sec. each infusion

Gongfu

5 g.6  oz.use 208° watersteep 15-20 seconds
add 15 sec. per steeping
enjoy many steepings

Iced/Cold

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

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