Guizhou Fuzzy Tip
Although we have encountered this lovely tea in China, this is the first time that we have had Du Yun Mao Jian for sale. It’s one bud-one leaf plucking standard is reminiscent of the appearance of Pan Long Yin Hao ( Dragon Whiskers ). It has an earthy, woodsy flavor that makes me think of Xin Yang Mao Jian: both of these teas possess a straightforward, minerally-backbone that is very pleasing, and a telltale clue to their western China origin. Du Yun Mao Jian is from Guizhou Province, a place of fascination and wonder that is populated by several of China’s colorful ethnic minority groups who are known for elaborate silver jewelry, embroidery and textile arts.
Steep 2-3 infusions at 2 minutes each.
Water temperature should be 170° – 180° F