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Jiu Jiu Jiu Guan Yin (Autumn 2016)

Jiu Jiu Jiu Guan Yin (Autumn 2016)
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'999' Guan Yin or Jiu Jiu Jiu Guan Yin 九九九观音 is a play on the Chinese for nine and also long (period of time). This Tie Guan Yin Oolong tea is specially selected for its wonderfully long lasting aroma. Flavours linger in your mouth and fill your senses with well being, giving you the feeling of being transported a lush mountain-side. This tea produces a pale liquor and the leaves can be infused up to 8 times using gongfu style preparation in a gaiwan or YiXing Tea pot.

Jiu Jiu Jiu Tie Guan Yin is one of our most popular grades of QingXiang TieGuanYin with new and old customers alike. Buy 999 Tie Guan Yin today and enjoy loose leaf China tea at it's best.

Price £16.00

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Product Details

Quantity Discount
3 - 5 5.00%
6 - 9 10.00%
10 - 19 15.00%
20 - 39 20.00%

Year and season of Harvest:   2016 Autumn - October

Recommended Best Before Date:   2021 Spring

Expiry Date / Use By:   2066 (if sealed)

Description of packaging:   8g vacuum sealed yellow foil with inner plastic bag for extra freshness

Product weight:   7 x 8 (56g)

Region:   XiangHua Village, AnXi County, Fujian, China.

Alternative Names:   TieGuanYin (Tie GuanYin / Tie Guan Yin), TiKuanYin, TiQuanYin,

Basic Brewing Information

Recommended Brewing Method: GaiWan / YiXing Teapot

Vessel Capacity:
150 - 200ml
Tea Quantity: 8g (loose leaf)
Water Temperature: 95 - 98c
People / Servings: 4

Instructions: Rinse the tea with a little hot water and then discard it. Next refill the tea pot and follow the infusion times below. For a 120ml Gai Wan you can either keep back 1-2g or add all the leaf. If you add all the leaf, you may want to revise the brewing times slightly (downward) to allow for the fuller flavour. Please note using a Zi Sha teapot times should be revised downward to allow for time for the liquor to pour from the tea pot.

Infusion Times (in seconds):
1st. 30
2nd. 30
3rd. 40
4th. 50
5th. 70
6th. 90
7th. 120

For more alternatives, visit our online tea brewing guide. Includes different styles and infusion times for TieGuanYin tea.

Tea Tasting Notes

  • Tea appearance: Rolled pellets, which open to an evenly oxidised pale green, mid-size leaf.
  • Tea liquor: Pale, bright, translucent, green / golden liquor.
  • Tea aroma: Natural aroma of spring meadows capturing floral essences such as orchid and plum blossom. Complex and multi-layered.
  • Tea taste: Extremely smooth, with perfectly balanced astringency and sweetness. Distinct and complex layers of flavour that blend naturally with one another, with a finish that leaves you refreshed and uplifted.

Tea Benefits

Tastes great! Multiple infusions with a single serving. Easy to brew and very forgiving.

Tea Facts and Tea Region Information

Discover AnXi Tie Guan Yin facts and information. Our tea facts section gives you the chance to better understand these exquisite teas. Looking for some more information on the AnXi tea region? Our China Anxi tea facts pages contain background information that we hope sheds some light on these sometimes mysterious Oolong teas.

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