Tian Mu Qing Ding: ‘Heavenly Blue Summit’
Tian Mu Qing Ding is an excellent green tea from China’s Zhejiang Province. This, one of China’s famous (Tribute) teas, is grown high in the mists of the picturesque sub-tropical Tian Mu mountain where the tea is picked for only two weeks each spring. Delicately twisted, its long, fine green leaves produce a rich aroma and a light, sweetish and smooth taste. The cup is pale gold. Use one teaspoon per cup with freshly boiled water that has cooled to around 80 C. and infuse for three minutes.
Lovely “I love this tea, has a really nice after taste, my new favourite.”
Tian Mu Quing Ding is light, summery “It has a hint of delicate sweetness. Tian Mu Quing is highly prized, due to the fact that it is only picked for two weeks every year. This means that each cup is very, very special and should be savoured.”
Heavenly indeed! “This tea takes me to the Heavenly Blue Summit several times each day. My workmates laugh at the name, but the delicate yet confident flavour is truly special. My very favourite green tea. Buy a bag of this, and then be ready to buy a lot more – superb.”
First time experience “This is a wonderfully smooth, non-bitter tea with good aroma – to be enjoyed to the end. Delighted that it is organic as well.”
An exquisite mellow and smooth flavour. “It has a very rich aroma which enhances the flavour. The taste is not bitter but it is sharp and crisp. The colour of the tea is pale gold and does not appear to darken with steeping. This tea is very special. An exquisite tea of the highest quality and a personal favourite, highly recommended.”
Sourcing our tea
This tea has been chosen for its distinctive, balanced flavour, aroma and appearance. Our tea is carefully sourced from long-established shippers. We can therefore guarantee the quality and origin of each tea and that it conforms to UK food and drink health regulations and our own demanding grading requirements.
The benefits of loose leaf tea
This loose leaf tea enables the full flavour characteristics of the tea to infuse. This tea is chosen for its high grade which imparts the flavour and aroma characteristics for which this tea is best known. A extra time is necessary when infusing large leaf grades but you will be rewarded with a superior, more balanced cup. You will be well rewarded for your patience!
There are generally several packing options to choose from. These are 60 grams, 125 grams and 250 grams, the default being 125 grams in a packet. Our silver-coloured packets are a triple laminate of paper, foil and cellophane, specifically designed for tea. Alternatively, you can select a tin caddy for your tea. These square, silver coloured caddies have hinged lids. Again, 60 gram, 125 gram and 250 gram options are generally available as options which can be selected from the drop-down list. Packets and caddies have full-colour labels.
For delivery our standard shipping is second class post unless you choose an alternative option such as first class post or courier. Free UK shipping is available for orders over £30 and free first class post can be chosen for orders over £50.
Storing your tea
Store your tea with care by ensuring it is stored air-tight, away from heat, light, moisture and strong aromas. Our standard best-before period is one year from packing and all teas are packed to order.
A guide to our tea
At the checkout you may choose to receive a free, full-colour, eight-page guide to our tea. For more information about buying our loose leaf teas see our page How to Buy the Best Loose Leaf Tea.