100g Underworld Orchid 幽蘭

Heng Yi

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Underworld Orchid (幽蘭, Yōu Lán, "Underworld Orchid") - is the newest addition to the Mabian family of wild green teas. Like its sister teas, this green is handmade by Mabian tea master Heng Yi in the Western Vernacular style. It differs from Welcoming Spring in that it is picked later in the spring, and from Esmeralda in that it is not sourced from purple plants. The result is a leafier tea with a mellow taste and less grassy notes than an early-spring tea. The profile has notes of buttered polenta, cashew, and sunflower, with a rich mouthfeel and a lingering cooling sensation in the throat. The fragrance has subtle, sweet highlights bordering on fruity. The character Yōu 幽, in addition to signifying the netherworld, carries feelings of seclusion, quiet, stillness, and hidden remoteness. The image of a delicate orchid blooming unseen in a secret glade perfectly evokes the feeling of this elegant tea.