Origin: Anxi Town, south Fujian Province
Harvest: 2017 autumn tea, tender leaves
-use covered tea bowl to brew 7 rounds and above
-strong and mellow taste and a sweet aftertaste, bluish-yellow or golden tea liquid
-a strong orchid like fragrance and a light and mellow flavor
Because tips of tender leaves are covered with white hair, Hairy Crab 毛蟹 [máo xiè] was given its name. Originally grown in Daping of Anxi, Mao Xie is easy to cultivate and has a good adaptation of environmental changes and a high yield. Its tea soup is bluish-yellow or golden with a strong orchid like fragrance and a light and mellow flavor.
春水秋香 Spring Soup Autumn Fragrance
First, autumn tea has stronger fragrances than spring tea, because of the higher content of flavonoids mixtures, which helps to maintain a healthy heart and good circulation and reduce blood clotting. Second, more iron elements, vitamins and amino acids have been found in spring tea, which makes it a longer enduring and better flavour and than autumn tea. Third, leaves from spring are emerald green and tender; and leaves from autumn are fresh green and thick.