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Ti Kuan Yin Mr. Wei Tea
Ti Kuan Yin Mr. Wei Tea

Ti Kuan Yin Mr. Wei Tea

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Country of Origin: China
Region: Fujian province
Grade: Ti Kuan Yin
Altitude: 2500 ft. above sea level
Manufacture type: 25%-30% oxidation
Cup characteristics: A distinctive light cup that has hints of orchid-like flavor. Excellent for quiet moments
Infusion: Pale green yellow liquor, tending slightly amber

The soothing aroma of our Ti Kuan Yin Mr. Wei Tea and its suave aftertaste is the perfect choice for ending a long day. With an unparalleled quality taste and an alluring fragrance of orchids mixed with a distinct floral aroma, the lingering aftertaste of this tea will be your remedy for exhaustion.

Ingredients: Luxury oolong tea

Quantity of leaf / 250ml of water 1 tea spoon
Infusion time 3-4 minutes
Infusion temperature 90-95 °C

Deep in the heart of Fujian’s Anxi County there was a rundown temple that held inside an iron statue of Guan Yin, the Bodhisattva of Mercy. Every day, on his walk to his tea fields a poor farmer named Mr. Wei would pass by and reflect on the worsening condition of the temple. Something has to be done, thought Mr. Wei. But he did not have the means to repair the temple because he was poor. Instead the farmer brought a broom and some incense from his home. He swept the temple clean and lit the incense as an offering to Guan Yin. “It’s the least I can do,” he thought to himself. Twice a month for many months, he repeated the same task. Cleaning and lighting incense.

One night, Guan Yin appeared to him in a dream. She told him of a cave behind the temple where a treasure awaited him. He was to take the treasure for himself, but also to share it with others. In the cave, the farmer found a single tea shoot. He planted it in his field and nurtured it into a large bush, of which the finest tea was produced. He gave cuttings of this rare plant to all his neighbors and began selling the tea under the name Tie Guan Yin, Iron Bodhisattva of Mercy.

Over time, Mr.Wei and all his neighbors prospered. The rundown temple of Guan Yin (Bodhisattva of Mercy) was repaired and became a beacon for the region. And Mr. Wei took joy in his daily trip to his tea fields, never failing to stop in appreciation of the beautiful temple.

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