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Iron Buddha

<p>Floral, Creamy, Refreshing </p> <p></p> <p>Dazhai Garden, Fujian, China </p> <p></p> <p>Stone fruit notes lead to bright, orchid aromas, with unmistakable texture and depth of flavour. Masterfully hand-rolled and fired, the leaves elicit a creamy and refreshingly floral infusion. </p> <p>Origin</p> <p>Known throughout Asia as Tie Guan Yin, this tea is commonly translated as Iron Buddha. The name relates to the mythical origins of the Tie Guan Yin cultivar, which is said to have been discovered by a peasant farmer in China's Anxi County. He was guided in a dream by the Buddhist icon Guan Yin, the revered Bodhisattva of compassion. Our gratifying, lightly oxidised Iron Buddha yields an infusion that is gently tart, yet light and floral, bright and refreshing. Explore the differences between Iron Buddha and Traditional Iron Buddha tea.</p> <p>What to Look For</p> <p>Tightly rolled leaves dappled with dark green and light jade hues.</p> <p>Aroma</p> <p>Hints of peach, apricot, creamy vanilla and tangy citrus.</p> <p>In the Cup</p> <p>A bright, intensely green infusion.</p> <p>Taste</p> <p>Grassy, fruity and floral with a smooth texture and a distinct touch of tartness.</p> <p>The perfect cup</p> <p>Measure 4g or 2tsp per cup (250ml)</p> <p>Heat water to 100°C</p> <p>Infuse tea for 3 minutes</p> <p>You can re-infuse this tea twice</p>
Price €15.57