Li Xiangxi's family works together in Tongmu applying their incredible skill at roasting to their spring-fed high mountain tea. Their proceeds go to teaching rural tea ceremony.
This intriguing varietal is sometimes literally translated as Concubine’s Smile (or laugh). However, this doesn’t quite capture the feeling in Chinese. The tea is named after a type of lychee fruit, which is called Feizi Xiao (妃子笑) - a fruit that was so loved by a famously beautiful royal consort that it always made her smile. The natural lychee aroma in this unscented black tea must be the inspiration for all fruit-flavored black teas!