A most unique black tea produced from an abandoned tea farm utilising a mixture of oolong and black tea processing. It has a light sweet honeyed taste which lingers in the mouth, without any trace of malt or astringency.
The Chinese market for Anxi oolongs boomed in the 90s and 00s but the bubbled popped resulting in many farmers giving up on growing tea and abandoning their farms. This particular tea is produced from an abandoned tea farm growing the Jin GuanYin cultivar.
- Very smooth texture
- Very light for a black with a lingering honey sweet taste
Harvest: Spring, April 4th 2020
Origin: Long Juan village, Anxi county, Fujian, China
Farmer: Mr. Tang
Cultivar: Jin GuanYin
Sourced: Specialist Fujian tea wholesaler
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 3-4 minutes
Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag