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AAA Grade Anxi Tie Guan Yin

AAA Grade Anxi Tie Guan Yin

Regular price AED 25.00
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Origin: Anxi, Fujian, China
Cultivar: Tie Guan Yin
Harvest: 2 days of Spring and Autumn
Picking: Top 3 leaves

Know your tea: 

This is the highest grade of Tie Guan Yin normally available. Picked in a small window of just 2 days during the spring and autumn harvest and hand-processed in small batches to achieve a high level of aroma and full Guan Yin taste. It is also known as AAA Grade!

The tea is composed of uniformly small, tightly hand-rolled emerald-green pinheads. The brewed tea liquor is a lovely emerald green with green-floral hints and a lingering taste in the mouth and throat!

Ingredients: 100% pure tea

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes: Hay, green flowers, bee pollen.

Liqueur Body: light, vibrant yellow green


We encourage you to experiment with the amount of leaves, amount and temperature of water, and infusion times to reach your preferred strength of tea,  but here's a suggestion for this particular tea: 


Pro Tip:

Rinse your tea before the first infusion, to 'awaken' the leaves. You can do this by just submerging the leaves in warm water at the prescribed temperature for each particular tea, and then discarding that water. This will also preheat the vessel and prevent the water temperature from drastically falling during the infusion. 

Most reinfusions require the same or higher temperatures than the first infusion because the leaves will already be moist, but the time for each reinfusion will first reduce till a certain number of reinfusions, and then it will need to be increased till you've maxed out the potential of the leaves.

Pairing Suggestion: Dim sum!


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