The earliest and youngest picking of the native varietal in Yue Xi on Yellow mountain of An Hui province, harvested in early Spring. Cui Jian is the highest grade of Anhui green teas, all tiny unopened tea buds covered with white downs, just previous!
Aromatic with fresh Spring forest, sweet, lovely, not grassy, not bitter, not astringent.
Wild tea trees are untempered by the human and without city pollution. The taste is pure, crisp and refreshing, unlike tea garden teas. The energy, Qi in Chinese term is very present and soothing.
A great green tea requires hot temperature water.
Use 3 g for a normal coffee mug size cup, off boil water approximately 209 F. Best result with Kungfu style brewing with either a teapot or gaiwan.
Recommended water for all teas: very good quality filtered water, ie reverse osmosis filtered water. Spring water suppresses the fragrance quite a bit. Tap water is prohibited!