Oolong Tea

Traditional Iron Buddha

Deep, Nutty, Satisfying Zhenming Garden, Fujian, China
This traditional style of rolled Iron Buddha oolong tea has a balanced character, offering complex fresh and dark flavours, with soothing notes of autumn fruits and roasted hazelnut.

Traditional Iron Buddha

传统铁观音乌龙茶

Skilfully crafted in a style now rarely seen, this tea is one of the definitive Chinese oolongs, medium baked and around 30% oxidised in the traditional way. In contrast to the modern lighter styles, this tea is a balance of fresh flavours and darker notes, rounded and smooth with prominent fruitiness; a true testament to tea master Wang Changjin’s years of experience. Comforting and complex, the leaves reveal a range of aromas and flavours over multiple infusions. Discover the differences between Traditional Iron Buddha and Iron Buddha.

  • Cultivar - Hongxin Tie Guan Yin
  • Picked - Spring
  • Oxidisation level - 30%

Tasting notes

  • What to Look For

    Tightly rolled leaf dappled with green hues.

  • Aroma

    A complex combination of honey, nuts, autumn fruits and brown sugar.

  • In the Cup

    Rich golden warmth.

  • Taste

    Fully rounded, with fruit and nut flavours and a smooth, honeyed texture.

Origin

Skilfully crafted in a style now rarely seen, this tea is one of the definitive Chinese oolongs, medium baked and around 30% oxidised in the traditional way. In contrast to the modern lighter styles, this tea is a balance of fresh flavours and darker notes, rounded and smooth with prominent fruitiness; a true testament to tea master Wang Changjin’s years of experience. Comforting and complex, the leaves reveal a range of aromas and flavours over multiple infusions. Discover the differences between Traditional Iron Buddha and Iron Buddha.
  • Cultivar - Hongxin Tie Guan Yin
  • Picked - Spring
  • Oxidisation level - 30%

Origin

Tasting notes

  • What to Look For

    Tightly rolled leaf dappled with green hues.

  • Aroma

    A complex combination of honey, nuts, autumn fruits and brown sugar.

  • In the Cup

    Rich golden warmth.

  • Taste

    Fully rounded, with fruit and nut flavours and a smooth, honeyed texture.

The perfect cup

  • Measure 4g or 2tsp per cup (250ml)
  • Heat water to 100°C
  • Infuse tea for 3 minutes
  • You can re-infuse this tea twice

Customer Reviews

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  1. Rating
    100%

    5 years ago

    fragrant leaves

    Love the fragrant smells, wakes up my senses and it has a light and smooth aftertaste. Perfect tea to drink in the afternoon for kicks.
  2. Rating
    100%

    5 years ago

    Nectar of the gods!!!!

    I recently ordered a 10g sample of this delightful oolong and it was gone in a day. From the moment the hot water hit the leaves, the most beautiful aroma wafted up from them and i was instantly excited. I had to get my nose in after the wash and deeply inhale, it's a tea for smelling as well as for drinking. The 1st steep yields a lovely amber coloured tea with all of the characteristics of roasted hazel and autumn fruits but with that beautifully sweet floral echo you expect from a quality oolong. The 3rd steep is where the magic happens! the colour fades somewhat and you don't think its going to taste of anything and then... All these bold floral notes come to the forefront with a syrupy sweetness on the back end and it will echo around your mouth and the back of your throat for a good time after. I will be ordering this in bulk!
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