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Roasted Tender Branch

aka Shou Cha (Roast Tea) Lao Ren Cha (Old Man's Tea), Ruan Zhi (Tender Branch), Dong Ding (Frozen Summit) Wu'Long, Qing Xin (Green Heart) Wu'Long

Varietal

Jade Heart (Qing Xin) cultivar, created from selective breeding heirloom Ruan Zhi cultivar.

Profile

Notes of almond, mint, lilac, apricot and cassia.

Process

Sustainably harvested leaves > sun withered > > indoor withering (20-25% oxidized) > rolling > drying > compressing > fired > post roasting.

Attributes

High catechin content. Single origin, garden direct, heirloom cultivar.

Preparation

1-2 tsp. per 8 oz, DO NOT USE BOILING WATER, This tea requires water under a boil (90° C / 195° F), steep 3-4 min. For iced tea, steep tea strongly, allow to cool, pour over ice.

Region

Lu Gu (Deer Valley), Tái'Wan. 700 m. elev., 23°N, 120°E

Garden

Dong Ding (Frozen Summit) Mt.

ORDER

3 oz | $19.95

8 oz | $42.25

16 oz | $78.85

Sample | $3.75

15 Tea Bags | $12.95

 

Tai'Wan (Isle of the Immortals) / Ilha Formosa, (Beautiful Island)

Ruan Zhi cv., Qing Xin
Fragrant high elevation cultivar used
 Roasted  Tender

TEAS

FIVE MOUNTAINS®

WARES

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WHITE | GREEN | JADE | RED | BLACK | SCENTED | TISANE | BAMBOO

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