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Eastern Beauty

Yih Ling Yih . Taiwan

Er Mei & Bei Pu, 3,000 ft. elev.

XinZhu County

‘Qing Xin Da Pan’ Varietal

70% Oxidized & twisted

reminiscent of honey, peach & muscat
From the unique mountain ecosystem of XinZhu comes the legendary Eastern Beauty. Also known as Oriental Beauty, it is the standard grade of this type of tea & a highly sought after tea unique to this region. Harvested in this moist low elevation area, in the hottest months of summer. The young buds are bitten by a microscopic ‘Green Leaf Cicada’, whose enzymes cause a natural reaction with the leaf reddening the leaf edges bringing out its famed aroma of honey and fruit.
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