Tongyu Mountain Green -Tongyu Shan Qing

Handpicked green, slightly fruity taste, naturally sweet.

A local variety of Mao Feng, it is farmed, processed and named to local custom. TMG is an exceptional tea for those that enjoy a strong and full-bodied Chinese green tea. It is grown on small farms in the mountains of Fujian Province, west of Fuzhou.  Handpicked, single origin and traditionally fired in bamboo baskets TMG offers beautiful, long leaves that offer a slightly fruity taste with light, natural sweetness. An unusual varietal reflects unique regional characteristics in coloration, leaf size and taste. This is one of the strongest tasting green teas we offer. Harvested April 2019.  Lot # 9.

Lot Notes
TMG is hand-picked and traditionally fired in bamboo baskets. It is a high-fire green tea which accentuates its sweet side. It has unique characteristics that can be enjoyed on an everyday basis as it is low cost and offers a range of fruit-like tastes. This lot offered a large leaf, consistency in size and a pleasing & strong aroma.

Tasting Notes
This is a strong green with hints of fruit. There is a light, natural sweetness to be enjoyed. The finish is very pleasing. Aroma is strong and vegetal. 

Brewing Suggestions
Three grams is our recommendation for 8 ounces of water. Use a water temperature from 185-195 degrees F.  This will bring up its sweet notes quickly.  Steep briefly for 2 minutes and taste. The tea can steep longer for added body.

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    Tongyu Mountain Green

    Posted by Lynn A Comstock on 20th Oct 2018

    I normally get oolong but decided to try this tea. I like strong tea and usually steep longer than suggested, but did not need to with this green tea. If you are looking for a green with body and taste this is the best I’ve had. Great for a daily tea substitute for my coffee. Try it and you’ll see what I mean.