Tongmuguan Chigan

Spring 2015

Description

The high mountain inner Tongmuguan section of the Wuyi Mountains in southeastern China rivals the most picturesque appellations in the world with it’s monstrous cliffsides, towering waterfalls, and ancient forests. The teas from Wuyi are absolutely as inspiring, original, and definitive as the area from which they are born. Chigan translates to “red sweet” and reminds us of perfectly of this very pure expression of traditional black tea from the origin of it all.

PRODUCTION STYLE: Black
APPELATION: Wuyi Shan
VARIETY / CULTIVAR: Wuyi Qizhong
ALTITUDE: 1200 – 1380 m
LATITUDE: N 27° 45′

TASTING NOTES: Tobacco leaf, white oak, fig preserve

LOCATION: Wuyi Shan, China

SINGLE STEEPING RECOMMENDATIONS

2g

95°C (203F)

3’30-5 minutes 

236ml (8oz)

MULTIPLE STEEPING RECOMMENDATIONS

4.5g

95°C (203F)

0’45 minute

(additional steepings begin at 1:00 min and increase time for subsequent steepings)

118ml (4oz) 

$350$17,000

Clear

3 to 5 days for the delivery

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