Tie Guan Yin Tea (Iron Goddess Tea)

$25.00 /100gram

Cultivar: Tie Guan Yin

Origin: Anxi, Fujian,Β  China.

Harvest Season: April


Appearance: Handpicked during Spring, Tie Guan Yin tea leaves are a sight to behold. These meticulously crafted leaves are tightly rolled, revealing a deep, emerald green appearance that exudes elegance and sophistication.

Aroma: Tie Guan Yin tea boasts a captivating aroma that combines the alluring fragrance of fresh orchid blooms with a subtle buttery note. This unique blend of scents creates a sense of harmony, where the sweet, floral scent of orchids gracefully entwines with the creamy, buttery undertone.

Taste: Each sip of Tie Guan Yin tea presents a harmonious fusion of flavors that beautifully merges the sweet, floral notes reminiscent of orchid blossoms with a subtle buttery flavor. The sweetness of the orchid flowers delicately intertwines with the creamy, buttery undertone, delivering a taste experience that is both intricate and well-balanced.



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  1. Elegant Appearance: Tie Guan Yin tea is distinguished by its meticulously rolled, dark green leaves that unfurl during brewing, revealing a lush, emerald hue. This transformation adds an element of visual enchantment to the tea.
  2. Orchid-Like Aroma: Renowned for its enchanting aroma, this tea exudes a captivating bouquet reminiscent of fresh orchids in full bloom. The fragrance alone promises a sensory journey.
  3. Complex Flavor Profile: This oolong tea offers a multifaceted flavor experience with a delicate balance of floral notes and subtle hints of buttery smoothness. The layers of taste create a harmonious and memorable palate.
  4. Traditional Craftsmanship: This tea involves traditional processing methods that have been perfected over generations. The meticulous crafting brings out the tea’s exceptional characteristics, emphasizing the dedication of skilled artisans.
  5. Terroir and Plucking Time: Tie Guan Yin originates from the Fujian province of China, with its unique terroir contributing to the tea’s distinctive taste. The leaves are usually plucked in spring or autumn, ensuring optimal flavor development.

What is Tie Guan Yin Tea?

Tie Guan Yin, often referred to as “Iron Goddess of Mercy” in English, is a renowned oolong tea that finds its origins in the Fujian province of China. This beloved tea variety is celebrated for its elegant appearance, complex flavors, and captivating aroma.

The appearance of Tie Guan Yin tea leaves is a visual treat. When dry, they are tightly rolled into small, dense pellets that unfurl into full leaves during brewing. The result is a beautiful emerald infusion that captures the essence of the tea.

The aroma of Tie Guan Yin is reminiscent of fresh orchid blossoms in their prime. It is a fragrance that evokes a sense of tranquility and anticipation, making each brewing session a delightful experience.

Taste-wise, Tie Guan Yin boasts a nuanced flavor profile with floral notes taking center stage, complemented by hints of creaminess akin to butter. The combination creates a flavor journey that is both calming and enchanting.

Brewing Tips for Tie Guan Yin Tea:

  • Brewing temperature: 195℉ / 90℃
  • Tea/Water Ratio: 1g/50ml
  • Brewing duration: Begin with a brief rinse, followed by steeping for approximately 30 seconds for the first infusion. Gradually extend the steeping time for subsequent brews to explore the evolving flavors.


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