ROU GUI - 果香肉桂

ROU GUI - 果香肉桂

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Category: Oolong

Origin: Wuyishan, Fujian

Harvest: Spring 2018

This premium Rou Gui is grown in the high mountains in the banyan area. The farm is locate in the hills above Chenduncun village at an elevation of 640 meters. This tea contains a sweet light peach aroma, with a clear Rou Gui cinnamon scent. Due to the origin of this cliff tea, it contains a slight astringency that brings out the mineral flavors of the rock located on the cliff it’s grown around.

Tasting Notes: roasty sweetness with a light peach aroma, cinnamon finish

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STEEPING INSTRUCTIONS

Whole leaves can take a little longer to steep, but the taste more than makes up for it. 

Every tea is unique and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is to be used suggestively as a guide for brewing this tea, we think it's a good place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.

Please note: Rinse the tea in teapot with a quick application of hot water, discard the liquid immediately. Add additional hot water to start 1st steeping

Suggested Brewing Method: Gongfu style in a clay tea pot or gaiwan:

 3 grams or 1.5 teaspoons per 6oz of water

3 grams or 1.5 teaspoons per 6oz of water

 Boiling Water  212°F or 100°C

Boiling Water

212°F or 100°C

 increments of 5 seconds (add 5 seconds to each additional steep)

increments of 5 seconds (add 5 seconds to each additional steep)

 Re-steep up to 8+ times!

Re-steep up to 8+ times!