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Zheng Wei Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea From Teavivre

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy: Teavivre Tea Description: Our Zheng Wei Tie Guan Yin (TGY) was plucked in the day before “寒露 (cold dew)”- one of the traditional Chinese Twenty-four Solar Terms . The dry leaves of this tea appear less tender than spring green tea, while it has a richer and long-lasting flower flavor. (Tips: The tea harvested during the period three days before and four days after寒露 (cold dew) day is called “正秋茶” (means autumn tea, this term differs from “早秋茶”,the early autumn tea). Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Thank you Angel for Read More

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Anxi Tie Guan Yin Oolong from Nan Nuo Shan

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Nan Nuo Shan Tea Description: This tea is produced in Gande, a village famous for the complexity of its Tie Guan Yin tea.  Clear and fragrant, it possesses a mild flowery taste and a milky texture. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Mmm!  In an effort to get all the reviews finished that I want to get finished before May 31st, I’ll be writing about a lot more Oolongs!  No complaints from me!  I love Oolong! And this Anxi Tie Guan Yin Oolong from Nan Nuo Shan is so delightful.  Sweet Read More

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Nonpareil Anxi Qing Xiang TieGuanYin Oolong Tea from Teavivre

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Teavivre Tea Description: This year, the tea is made of fresh tea leaves in higher quality, and is produced in better place with better crafting method. When mentioned Anxi County, people will spontaneously think of Anxi Tie Guan Yin, “Iron Goddess”. It is well-known both inland and abroad. This Tie Guan Yin is close to forest green in color, has a pure aroma. Meanwhile the liquid of this Oolong tea is transparent and bright, which truly is a feast to the eyes. In taste, this Tie Guan Yin has sweet flavor, long-last Read More

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Anxi Monkey King (Ma Liu Mie) Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea from Teavivre

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Teavivre Tea Description: TeaVivre brings you the fresh Monkey King Monkey King Tie Guan Yin which has no heavy roasting flavor. It is from the origin place of Tie Guan Yin, Anxi in Fujian Province. The twisted dry leaves are tight and strong in dragonfly-like shape. Dry tea has the light refreshing fragrance of vegetables and fruits. After brewed, the characteristic fresh scent of Tie Guan Yin comes. The tea liquid tastes sweet and its fragrance lasts long. Tie Guan Yin has two different kinds of making method, Zheng Chao (正炒,) and Read More

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Nonpareil Anxi Yun Xiang TieGuanYin Oolong Tea from Teavivre

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Teavivre Tea Description: Yun Xiang (韵香) means roasted. Roasting is the key for Yunxiang Tie Guan Yin’s feature: sweet and mellow flavor, very bright liquid. Usually, people who want to drink Tie Guan Yin will start with Qingxiang Tie Guan Yin, which is the base of Yunxiang tea. By roasting the Qingxiang tea, we can get the Yunxiang tea. Yunxiang tea has long-lasting aroma, but requires 120% more skill and patience for the makers, especially hand-made tea. During the roasting process, the tea will be roasted for 3 or 4 times, for Read More