Origin:  A Taiwanese Oolong from the Meishan area, produced at about 650 meters of altitude.  GABA stands for Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, and the content of this tea is around 400 mg per 100 grams, substantially higher than most other available GABA teas.  GABA has been studied as a compound soothing to the nervous system.


Method:  GABA processing, which involves shade growing and replacing oxygen with nitrogen in the fermentation process, was developed by the Japanese and later perfected by the Taiwanese. Oxidation is about 30%.


Tasting/Fragrance Notes: Chestnut, herbaceous.  


Preparation Instructions: Gongfu - 5 grams, 200F, 20 seconds then add 10 seconds for each steeping

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