Tie Guan Yin Supreme (Iron Goddess of Mercy) - No.99

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Tie Guan Yin Supreme (Iron Goddess of Mercy) - No.99

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The most famous of oolongs, Tie Guan Yin hails from the Fujian Province of China. The tea imparts a wonderfully creamy texture with a rich flavour.

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Tea Story

Tie Guan Yin oolong - also known as ‘Iron Goddess of Mercy’ or ‘Iron Buddha’ - is the most famous of oolong teas. Our exquisite loose leaf version of this popular luxury oolong tea variety hails from the southern Fujian Province of China. The tea is painstakingly produced using the traditional ‘Baorou’ technique. When applying this method, the withered, bruised and oxidized tea leaves are wrapped in a cloth and delicately rolled to form tightly knitted pellets.

This outstanding luxury oolong tea imparts a wonderfully thick and creamy texture and a rich flavour with sweet nectar notes that linger on the tongue. This is a rich and complex, yet deeply satisfying tea which can be infused many times. Unlike other teas, the flavour of oolong is enhanced by brewing it multiple times.

Legend has it that Tie Guan Yin is named after an iron statue of the Bodhisattva of Compassion - ‘Guanyin’. Guanyin came to a poor farmer in his dreams and gave him the location of a great treasure. The treasure was a tea shoot which he planted in his field. He harvested and produced the tea and named it ‘Tie Guan Yin’ - ‘Iron Goddess of Mercy’.

Ingredients: Pure Chinese Oolong Tea.

 

Region & Time of Harvest

This tea is harvested in spring in the Fujian Province of China

 

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance

    Bold rolled uneven pelete with stem of the leaves

  • Aroma

    Light floral and freshly toasted nuts

  • Flavour

    Creamy texture and rich flavour with exquisite notes of nectar

  • Colour

    Golden yellow

 

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Incredible Tea
Saturday, 16 February 2019  |  Jake

Full of flavour. Creamy and floral notes stand out just as much as you'd want. Also, in western brewing, it can be comfortably infused 4 or 5 times. Currently my favourite tea that I've ever had!

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Tasty unconventional green tea
Thursday, 13 December 2018  |  Andy

Tasty unconventional green tea.

 

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Excellent tea
Thursday, 13 December 2018  |  Michel

Excellent tea hope Mach same

 

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My favourite morning treat
Saturday, 8 December 2018  |  Ann

My favourite morning treat.

 

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Enjoying this one
Thursday, 6 December 2018  |  Judy

Enjoying this one as well.

 

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