Mucha Tie Guan Yin 1996

Iron Goddess of Mercy
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Product code: CSTVI-111

Produced in Mucha near the capital of Taiwan, this tea has typically been cooked 60 hours before being aged for over 20 years. Its producer, Mr. Gao, who also prepares this tea in his harvest of the year, is highly skilled in these two transformation processes and his attention to detail gives an exceptional vintage.

The firings and ageing processes are involved in changing the color of the leaves and the liquor (reddish brown), as well as the creation of characteristic aromas.

Woody notes (bark), fruit (dried fruit) and roasted/toasted (tobacco, toast) alternate to a mineral and sweet finish.

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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
20 - 30 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
15 - 30 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
15 - 30 sec
Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
1
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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