Mao Feng (Hairy Peak) is a tea classification term that refers to a 1 bud, 1 leaf fine plucking with fine silvery hairs, although sometimes you can also find one bud, two leaves labelled as Mao Feng. Emei is a famous sacred mountain in Sichuan that is covered in clouds and mist. This green tea comes from an old abandoned tea garden in nearby Ming Shan, where the plants originaly b grew from seed, meaning each plant is different and unique, unlike tea plants that grow from cuttings or clones. It has dark green leaves in the shape of eyebrows. Its brew may remind you of a light Japanese sencha… its golden, round and very long lasting.
Origin: Meng Shan, Sichuan, China
Harvest: Spring, April, 2014
Color of liquor: greenish-yellow
Aroma: green leaft cabbage, hazelnut
Flavor: round, baked fish, long-lasting
Temperature: 75º c
Steeping Time: 1,5min; 2min, 3min…