Tong Tian Xiang

Fragrance that reaches for the sky
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Product code: CSTW-103

Making its first apparition on our list this year, this dark wulong from the Phoenix Mountains (Feng Huang) is named after its cultivar, the Tong Tian Xiang (litt. “Heaven’s scent”).

In true modern Dan Cong style, this tea bursts with floral aromas (gardenia, lilies) right off the rinse, while steeping reveals a rich aromatic body with notes of peach and caramelised sugar. Generously coating the taste buds, it leaves in the mouth a long and powerful after-taste.

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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
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
10 - 20 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
20 - 30 sec
Flavour wheel Identify the principal aromatic notes of a tea
Floral Fruity Woody Earthy Spice Vegetal
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