Wu Yi

  Origin: Wuyi Shan, Fujian (the “main” or “core” production region) Harvest: Spring 2013 Score: 92 Price (as of post): 40 g = $60 Singapore Dollars Sample provided by Peony Tea. Get even more in the Member Content. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a tea reviewed? […]

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Tea Review 448: Peony’s Wuyi Sacred Lily

by Jason Walker on December 4, 2012

in 90-91, Chinese, wulong/oolong

. Comment: quite satisfying with its sticky-sweet aftertaste. . Origin: Wuyi (Zheng Yan), Fujian Province, China Harvest: Spring 2012 Score: 90 Price (as of post): 10 g = $9.50 Singapore Dollars. Sample provided by Peony Tea S. Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. […]

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Conversation: On Lapsang Souchong

by Jason Walker on September 27, 2012

in black, Chinese, origin, Voices of Tea

. Lapsang Souchong is a tea that many people either love or despise, but what is meant by “lapsang souchong” can be widely varying. Given the range of teas that fall under the name, it is possible to loathe and relish lapsang souchong at the same time. Lapsang souchong may be one of, if not […]

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2011 Spring Zheng Yan Imperial Medium Roasted Da Hong Pao Origin: Wuyi, Fujian Province, China Harvest: 2011 Spring  Price (as of post): 15 g = $5.70 .   2011 Spring Ban Yan Imperial Medium Roasted Da Hong Pao  Origin: Wuyi, Fujian Province, China Harvest: 2011 Spring Price (as of post): 15 g = $4.00 . Sample […]

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. Appellation. For wine and other products, appellation offers legal protection. It prevents a tea labeled “Darjeeling” from being produced outside of the designated geographical region of Darjeeling. Even though it has been produced for generations, da hong pao tea does not yet have such a recognized (and enforced) appellation. So I asked 2 colleagues […]

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. Comment: soft character. . Origin: WuYi, Fujian, China Harvest: 2011 Score: 84 Price (as of post): 8 g = $9 . Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a tea reviewed? Contact me: jason@walkerteareview.com Subscribe in a reader or […]

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. Does the success of a tea inevitably lead to its degradation? Such a case could be made of some teas of Wu Yi Mountain (武夷山) in Fujian Province. The region is home to several classic and popular wulong teas. Da Hong Pao (大红袍), Shui Xian (水仙), and Tie Luo Han (铁罗汉) are just a […]

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