Tie Guan Yin is another of China_s top ten teas. Tie Guan Yin translates as Iron Goddess of Mercy. The tea itself is as grand as its name. Oolong tea is partially or semi-fermented, they have some of the qualities of both black and green teas. Oolong teas are beautiful and full bodied with a fragrant flavor and fruity, sweet aroma.
Tie Guan Yin is a splendid oolong tea that is always in demand because of its unique elegance. This is a very fresh Tie Guan Yin, which is made with tea leaves harvested in the Gang De area, which is one of the three best Tie Guan Yin producing areas in the Anxi County. It is a lighter baked one and holds a high fragrance as well. The appearance is rather even in both shape and color. From the dry leaves, you can easily get an buttery and delicate floral aroma with an astringent hint. The liquor holds a fresh and bright yellow color that has a good clarity. The thick texture liquor is very smooth and clean and followed by a fresh and dainty orchid fragrance for the finishing. The aftertaste is pleasant and long, which carries a light astringent that reminds the note of guava fruit.