Wisp of Smoke ~ Squash ~ Bamboo ~ Gentle Floral
Grown high in the Yellow Mountains (Huang Shan) of Tai Ping Prefecture in Anhui Province, this vibrant green tea of elongated, slender leaves, translates to "Green Monkey Chief". The tea's unique appearance is created by pressing the leaves between steel mesh screens of during a low-fire baking process. A prominent, savory vegetal flavor reflects the mineral-rich terroir, with notes of squash, delicate flowers and a hint of smoke linger on the palate of this lovely, pale green brew. Unusual and rewarding.
Origin: Anhui Province, China
Picking Standard: 1 bud and 2 leaves