Yun Wu (Clouds and Mist)

Organic Green Tea 2019

Yun Wu is made from fully matured whole leaves that brew both bodied and smooth, robust but not heavy. An excellent, inexpensive green tea for every-day drinking.

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Tea Origin
Zhejiang Province, China

Tea Bush
Qimen Xiao Chu Ye Zhong (Qimen Small Leaf Tea Bush)

Tea Master
Fang Guo Qiang and Xu Zhao Yu

Harvest Time
Late April

Picking Standard
Four to five leaves

Yun Wu, literally meaning “clouds and mist,” is something of a generic name for green teas. We feel it’s appropriate to use for this particular tea because it’s evocative of the foggy mountain gardens this tea was grown in along the western edge of Zhejiang province. These are the same organic gardens that produce our popular Fo Mei (Buddha’s Eyebrow) green tea. The tea gardens sit between 500 – 600 meters above sea level. At this elevation, thick clouds blanket the land. This cloud cover simultaneously helps keep the garden’s tea bushes hydrated with mist and also provides some welcome shade from direct sunlight. This excellent climate yields thick-leafed tea, rich with flavorful amino acids.

No chemical fertilizer, pesticide, or herbicide was used in the production of this tea. Click here to read more about our promise to fair trade and the environment.

Yun Wu (Clouds and Mist) 2019 brewing guidelines

Teaware: 12 oz. glass or porcelain pot
Amount: ½ Tbs of tea leaves
Water: 190°F filtered water
Infusion: First infusion at least 1 minute. The leaves are good for 4 infusions.