Nonpareil Cha Wang Tai Ping Hou Kui green tea has uniquely long, flat leaves that make a fantastic sight when brewed in a clear glass – which we strongly recommend! The tea made from one bud with two blades that come from a large leaf variety of the tea plant found only in Anhui province. During processing the leaves are pressed flat in an oven, giving the tea its unique shape.
Teabeau’s Taiping KouKui has a fresh, orchid-like fragrance with a classic sweet green tea taste. This tea is not bitter in the least and retains its sweet flavor even after many infusions.
Shidacha Tea Tree: The Tree Species of Nonpareil Tai Ping Hou Kui
Shidacha tea tree SpecieShidacha tea tree, scientifically named as C.sinensis, is also called Shiyecha tea tree. It belongs to the seedling family, bush, large leaf species. It originates in Xinming Village in Huangshan City, Anhui Province. The kind of one bud and three leaves shape mainly sprouts at the end of April in average output.
Brief Health Info
Also containing vitamin C, fluoride, and calcium, Teabeau’s Tai Ping Hou Kui also promotes healthy teeth and bones.
For more information on the health benefits of Green teas, take a look at our article on Tea Health benefit.
Due to its quality and taste, it was soon ranked as one of the best teas in the area and was given the name of Nonpareil TaiPing HouKui – naming it both after the farmer and the village where it originated.
Later in 1912, a tea merchant by the name of Liu Jingzhi from Taiping county purchased several of the unique tea bushes used to produce the tea and then sent them to the Nanjing Fair where they were put on display by the Ministry of Agriculture. At that fair, the drink an award for the best tea.