This one is a veggie-sweet with sweet-floral combo yet it’s smooth and gentle and juicy all at the same time. This is very good! It stands out more than I thought it would. The quality is top-notch!
Monkey Picked Anxi Oolong (Tikuanyin)
Anxi is a very famous tea producting area which located in Fujian province. Anxi Oolong teas are made in two styles, Anxi green (fragrance) Oolong and Anxi Roasted Oolong. Anxi green Oolong tea is deeply green in appearance, with flowery aroma, pure and brisk taste. Anxi roasted Oolong tea is brown in appearance, with long lasting aftertaste and complex flavors.
Probably the most well-known Anxi Oolong is Tie Guan Yin, named after the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, it has also been translated as “Iron Goddess of Mercy” after the old translation for Guan Yin’s name. Tie Guan Yin produced from different areas of Anxi have different characteristics.
The name Monkey Picked come from the myth that monkey was employed to harvest wild tea from high dangerous and inaccessible cliff. This wonderful tea from Wuyi Mountains of Fujian Province has a fragrance of orchids and lingering aftertaste.