Charcoal-baked Anxi Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea

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The perfect combination of charcoal baked flavor and faint flower scent make this tea is ideal for those coffee or fresh-scent Tie Guan Yin lovers who want to try a new taste of oolong tea.

Production area:  Anxi, Fujian
Tea type:  Oolong tea
Harvest season:  In spring
Dry leaf:  Tightly twisted, neat, black green in color.
Aroma:  Charcoal baked aroma mixed with a bit of sea sedge notes.
Liquor color:  Clear golden yellow with slight red hue.

Mouthfeel:  Balanced, smooth, lighted charcoal baked flavor with gently flowery flavor
Tea species:  Zheng Cong Tie Guan Yin tree
Tea garden:  Long Juan stream tea garden
Baking temperature:  Lightly roasted with charcoal fire for 3 hours at the temperature of 100℃.

Caffeine Scale:  Low
Storage:  Keep this tea in an airtight container away from high temperature, sunlight, moisture and abnormal taste.
Shelf Life:  36 months

Description

The processing of this baked Tie Guan Yin tea (TGY) is complex and requires expertise when compared with the regular fresh-scent (lightly baked) TGY. The fresh-scent type needs to be roasted slowly over charcoal fire ( 100℃) for about 3 hours to produce the baked type. By this way the resulting TGY liquor is clear, golden yellow with some light red hues.

A hint of flowers sweetness and baked notes can be detectable in the first brewing which creates a smooth, full-bodied mouthfeel. The following brewing is very clear and the baked notes become more distinct. The 3rd brewing tends to be more floral with a slightly sweet aftertaste. Even after 5 brewing this tea still can create a spectrum of pleasant flavors in your oral cavity, without being overwhelming or bitter.

Comment

The perfect combination of charcoal baked flavor and faint flower scent make this tea is ideal for those coffee or fresh-scent TGY lovers who want to try a new taste of oolong tea.


Recommend Brewing Method
Western Method:

  • Teapot: 17 oz / 500 ml
  • 212℉ /100 ℃
  • Use 8 Grams Tea
  • Brewing time: 6-10 mins
  • Teapot may be your choice

Chinese Gongfu Way:

  • |Gaiwan: 3 oz / 85 ml
  • 212℉ /100 ℃
  • Use 7 Grams Tea
  • 6 steeps : rinse,15s,20s,30s,45s,50s,60s...
  • Gaiwan may be your choice.

Tea garden

Long Juan stream tea garden was spontaneously founded by the local tea farmers 10 years ago. These farmers have more than 10 years of experiences in tea plantation and this tea garden carefully managed by them is becoming more and more prosperous.

Long Juan stream tea garden


About Tea Farmers

Mr. Lin Xingbiao has been a professional tea farmer for thirty years. Born in a traditional tea family, he was deeply influenced by his family and built his own tea factory in 1966. With the gradual growth of his factory, he is trying to seek the common development between enterprise and tea farmers.

He thinks that the most challengeable factor is the weather. If tea leaves suffered from bad weather, the yield would be reduced and the quality would not reach the standard.

If tea leaves suffered from cold weather, straws would be used to cover them and protect them from being frosted. This is what Mr. Lin gets from his experience over the years.

Therefore, the first priority is to strictly control product quality and ensure its reputation. Mr. Lin, together with his tea factory, will continue to provide high-quality tea leaves and regularly increase the number of tea factory which provides the healthy and natural tea beverage for the public.

Scenery for origin product place


Production area

Anxi, which is famed in Fujian China for producing the best Tie Guan Yin teas, and is in an area with a mix of mountains, forests, small creeks and quality tea gardens. As the origin of Tie Guan Yin, the tea producers in this area strongly recognise the importance of the ecology to their tea, and work hard to preserve both the local tea culture and natural environment.

Map of Fujian province


History

Tie Guan Yin is the highest quality form of Oolong Chinese tea. Oolong teas were first developed during the early 1700's in the Anxi, Fujian area of China. As a cross between non fermented green and white teas, and the fully fermented black teas, that combines the best of both in a single tea, Oolong teas quickly became popular all through eastern China and Taiwan. In the early 1970's Oolong Tea became widely popular in Japan, and from their spread to the rest of the world. Anxi, the home of Oolong teas, still produces the finest Oolong teas.


Collections: Loose Leaf Teas, Most Popular, Oolong Tea, Teas

Category: Oolong Tea

Type: Oolong Tea

Vendor: PureTea



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