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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

  • SAVORY – sweet cream
  • FRUITY – guava, pomelo
  • SPICY – cardamom, cedar
  • FLORAL – orchid
  • VEGETAL – sweet grass
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. We are excited to offer this reserve autumn harvest of high elevation Maoxie from Master Zhang in Daping. The modern finish shows a true glimpse at the inherent flavor of the Mao Xie varietal.

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" In his own words, Master Zhang describes the differences between different Anxi oolong tea varietals growing in his fields above Daping, Anxi. From Mao Xie and Tieguanyin to Mei Zhan, Qilan and Ben Shan, a wide variety of cultivars grow side-by-side... "

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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