Yancha Box 2018
Yancha Box 2018
Cha-Shifu's Yancha Box offers an unique experience of Rock tea from Wuyishan. Since 2009 we visit yearly a small traditionally runed workshop of a friend, whom we owes countless extraordinary Rock tea sessions. Each sample is 21g enough for 3 sessions of each 7g.
Bai Ji Guan is one of the famous four Rock tea plants of Wuyi mountains. Its leaves edge looks like a cockscomb in a white tone and taste gentle sweet nutty.
Da Hong Pao is the most well-known Wuyi rock tea variety and offers mineral taste combines an intensive flavors aftertaste.
Qi Lan is originally from Guangdong province and its orchid flower flavour is quite obvious.
Que She is counts to the small leaf category and tastes smooth with thick fruity flavour.
Rou Gui is one to the typical representative tea of the rock tea family. Its famous for its intense and versatile flavor of cinnamon.
Shui Xian is the origin of Wuyi rock tea, famous for its thick & pure mineral taste, ours here got some nice Orchid flower flavor, too.
Background blog stories:
About Wuyi Yancha The tea trees are moistened by moving clouds,
so the powder of their flowers look pink, but not well distributed.
The bright moon comes to visit Yu Chuanzi,
and the spring of Wuyi mountain comes after the breeze.
The new shoots of the tea trees are so fresh and pleasant,
but they need to wear no cosmetics.
Don’t laugh at the joking poem,
the excellent tea should always praised as beauty. continue
and Processing of Rock tea Today there are roughly 800 kinds and sub cultivars of Wuyi Rock Tea, but some are close to extension or super rare and locals only know about them. To name a few “The eyebrow of Laojun”, “The Lingua of Sparrow”, “The ignorant of Spring”, “Golden Keys”, “Palms of Buddha” or “White Daphne”, but more commonly know cultivars and by some grouped as “The Four Kongfu Masters” are ... continue
Below some impressions during this year's visit, lean back and enjoy your cup of Wuyi Yancha: