A gem from the breathtaking jagged peaks of the south Anhui Province. The gardens, often subject to shifting mists, give up their finest rewards each spring—pan firing delivers a pale straw cup with a bittersweet astringency, subtle roasted character and light floral finish.
Preparation: 3 grams tea leaves (2 level teaspoons) per 8 oz. cup of filtered water, boiled and cooled to 70°C/158°F. Allow to brew 2 minutes.