One of the famous congou teas from Fujian, picked before April 5 (Qing Ming). Tan Yang was very popular from 1870 to 1930 and exported to Europe. With civil unrest and wars, production declined and nearly stopped. Enduing tradition has brought it back. Strong notes of burnt sugar and caramel hit your nose first and then fill your mouth.
Ingredients: China black tea
Picked very early, before Qing Ming (China's annual festival on April 5, marking the first day of spring) from the cultivar, Jin Mudan/Gold Peony. The cultivar was originally from Fujian...
Try this for your first pot of tea in the morning. It is somewhat quiet, really good for slowly waking up. Leaves are big, carefully rolled, suggest brewing at 205,...