“Fine whole leaf. Bright and green vegetal, brassica note. Creamy and fresh with a sugary finish.”

Great Taste Award 2014 Judges Comments

“A wonderful aroma and delightful taste!”

Cavan R, Brighton, East Sussex

A Grade Iron Buddha -Tie Guan Yin

Origin: Anxi, Fujian Province

GREAT TASTE AWARDS 2014 - THREE GOLD STAR WINNER.This lightly oxidized 'A' grade Tie Guan Yin (Iron Buddha) is packed full of flavour and is the ideal everyday choice for lovers of this memorable oolong. Typical of a carefully processed TGY it has a memorable floral aroma with a smooth flavour and bittersweet aftertaste.

Harvested from Gande village in Anxi County. An ideal tea to sample the special qualities of this oolong type. Can be repeatedly infused. If you enjoy this tea then please try our AAA version. Try using a gaiwan or Yixing teapot to enhance the flavour experience. This tea won the highly coveted 3 Gold Stars at the 2014 Great Taste Awards. 2018 harvest. Out of stock - back soon.

Aroma & Taste: Floral with sweet notes and a bittersweet aftertaste.

Brewing: 1 tbsp per 200ml. Use 90C water. Infuse for 1-2 minutes.Repeat infusions.

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