Gaba Cha

Product code: CSTW-11

Gaba Cha is a modern and surprising wulong tea produced in northern Taiwan.

It was originally created as a health product but has such a fascinating flavour profile that it stands tall in any catalogue of fine teas.

Rich in GABA molecules (an important amino acid that functions as a neurotransmitter in the central nervous system), this tea has popularly been associated with a long list of claims and benefits for human health. To name a few, we can mention memory retention, curing hangovers, weight loss, relaxation and combating depression.

The fabrication process which includes numerous rounds of vacuum sealing the leaves during transformation gives this tea a rich and fruity liquor (baked apples, grenadine) with a soft finish on cinnamon and nutmeg aromas.

  • Cultivar: Qing Xing
  • Producer: Mme. Ho
  • Altitude: 400m
  • Date of harvest: April 25, 2021
Gong fu cha technique
balance Quantity / 150ml of water
3
thermometer Temperature of infusion
95
Rinse leaves
  1. Pour water, at recommended temperature for the infusion, on to the leaves.
  2. Allow leaves to soak for 5 to 10 seconds.
  3. Strain off the rinse water and begin your infusion.
lined-clock Infusion length 1
30 - 45 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
20 - 30 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
30 - 45 sec
Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
1.5
thermometer Temperature of infusion
95
Rinse leaves
  1. Pour water, at recommended temperature for the infusion, on to the leaves.
  2. Allow leaves to soak for 5 to 10 seconds.
  3. Strain off the rinse water and begin your infusion.
lined-clock Infusion length
4 - 5 min
Flavour wheel Identify the principal aromatic notes of a tea
Floral Fruity Woody Earthy Spice Vegetal
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