This new version of the more traditional Low Oxidized Tieguanyin has a more intense twist, with warm fruity notes of peaches and pomegranate. Its tightly rolled leaves are darker in color and disclose a long-lasting roasted aroma, that fills the air with an intense floral fragrance.
Tieguanyin - the Iron Goddess of Mercy - derives from the homonymous cultivar grown in Anxi, Fujian province. However, this special autumn harvest comes from Fo Shou cultivar, which adds a peculiar minerality to the natural floral fragrance that still persists in this tea. An amazing complexity is also given by the higher oxidation level that discloses a great range of aromas, releasing three different flavors in the teacup: a whirl of flowers, a juicy note of ripe fruit, and a lingering roasted aftertaste.
For a complete sensorial journey, try also our Low-oxidized Tieguanyin.
Origin: Anxi, Fujian province Flush: Autumn 2020 Storage: avoid heat, light, and moisture
EASTERN BREWING Tea/Water Ratio: 1 gr. of tea every 25 ml of water Rinse:before starting the infusion, rinse the leaves with a very fast washing in order to let them rehydrate and release a more intense brew. Gently cover the leaves with boiling water and pour it after a few seconds. Brewing time: Begin with a 15-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. Water temperature: 100° C Number of brews: 5-6
WESTERN BREWING Tea/Water Ratio: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Water Temperature:100°C Brewing time:3 minutes
COLD BREW Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing:put the tea leaves in room temperature water and steep for 7-8 hours. Filter the liquor and drink within 24 hours.
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
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