Packet 35g
£21.95 (£0.63/g)
Pouch 125g
£66.63 (£0.53/g)
Taster 5g
£4.00 (£0.80/g)
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    So bright and fruity like summer haze with more pull and grit like a Dancong, but so soft. And what a sour candy aftertaste, so quenching

    Recommends this tea

A crazy level of fruitiness! This Rou Gui is a very special grade tea bursting in stone fruit intensity that would rival a Dancong. Unmissable.

I am always stunned at how one cultivar can provide so many different experiences and Rou Gui is a perfect example. This cultivar has 200 plus years of history and has established itself as one of the favourites amongst Yan Cha lovers. I have personally tasted hundreds of Rou Gui teas throughout the years but I have never tasted one like this!

The perfumed fruitiness of peach candy, nectarine and mangosteen float atop the warmth of almond brittle to make a vibrant yet comforting brew like no other. I highly recommend tasting this next to Swallows Nest - another Rou Gui with a deep chocolatey character. In this way you can be amazed at how much difference can exist within the same cultivar.

Gong Fu Brewing Western Brewing
Amountg per 100ml 1st Infusionseconds + Infusionsseconds Number of
Amountg per 100ml 1st Infusionseconds + Infusionsseconds Number of
4.5 25 +5 10 0.75 120 +30 3

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