The tea Tai Ping Monkey King become well-known since it won gold medal in the 1915 at Panama Pacific Exposition. This is the best of green teas from Anhui province. It is grown in perfect conditions on the northern hills of Huang Shan Mountains range, surrounded by lakes.
Tai Ping Monkey King has flat and straight texture. The bud is wrapped by two bright green leaves. The greenish-red leaf vein is called “red string” by farmers. The tea smells like orchid, natural and refreshing. It clean and elegant flavor stands it apart from the regular, or even top quality, green teas.
When infused, the tea leaves unfurl like colorful floating flowers. The refreshing and ripe taste comes with clean and pure aroma known as “monkey rhyme”.