2013 Zheng Yan Bai Ji Guan
ORIGIN: Zheng Yan, Wuyishan, Fujian, China
DESCRIPTION: Bai Ji Guan is one of the four famous variants of yan cha from Wuyi Mountain. This particular variant grows in Lian Hua Feng, Zheng Yan producing area. It has peculiar buds and leaves with hues of light green and white. The buds are curved and fluffy. In fact, the name "Bai Ji Guan" originates from the tea's resemblance of of the "cockscomb on a white pheasant's head".
According to legend, Bai Ji Guan was discovered and cultivated by Bai Yuchan, a famous Taoist master in the Song Dynasty. Bai Ji Guan was mainly used as a supplementary tea drink for regulating Qi and for keeping the Taoist monks nourished during their meditation in the monastery. Compared to the "Buddhist tea" which originated from Tianxin Temple in Wuyishan Mountain, Bai Ji Guan was simply more unique In fact, Bai Ji Guan's new leaves turn pale yellow while other yan cha teas are often green and green-brown.
CHARACTERISTICS: After brewing, the bottom of the leaves becomes bright and yellow in color, trailing red edges become even more evident, the soup clear, light, and natural. The fragrance soaks the senses with everlasting, refreshing, floral aromas. The liquor's taste coats the mouth with a lingering sweetness that is only present in high quality teas.
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