Organic Green Mao Jian

Origin: Hunan Province

    Product Details

    Our special organic Green Mao Jian Tea (毛尖花), is an unusual mountain-grown tea from western Hunan Province. The tea is named for the abundance of tiny hairs covering the leaves when they are picked in the spring and for the sharply pointed shape of the leaves once rolled in the finishing process.

    Green Mao Jian Tea is one of the most delicate green teas we have seen. Steeped normally, it produces a lovely pale green brew with meadow notes and light forest scents. A stronger brew may be obtained using more tea leaves, warmer water and a longer steep time. Even then, this tea is not bitter. An excellent tea for those who want to enjoy a green tea without the punch that so many ordinary greens carry.

    Our organic Green Mao Jian Tea is pure whole leaf organic Chinese tea, Fair Trade certified and sublimely drinkable. A marvelous tea to accompany you throughout a busy morning and into the early afternoon, a tea both for the dedicated tea consumer and one for the casual tea drinker as well.

    Green Mao Jian is available by 2.5 oz tin or by the pound. Wondering if you'll like it? Try a taste! Tasting samples are available for all our standard teas and good for two cups.

     

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    Customer Reviews

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    Bartholomew A.
    Great tea

    Your tea is delicious and always delivered in good shape

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    SARAH R.
    The best green tea!

    I have sampled nearly all of the varieties of green tea from little red cup, and Mao Jian is my favorite, second only to theirGreen Eyebrow. Earthy, light flavor, never bitter, and terrific hot or iced. I have so much regard for this little company and the quality and authenticity of their tea.

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    Jaime L.
    Really Great!

    Wish I'd ordered more than just a sample, it was such a lovely tea.

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    Oleksandr S.

    Organic Green Mao Jian

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    Eric G.
    Incredible

    The tea is fantastic. The company is even better. They respond quickly to questions. The tins are great. They even include a hand written thank you note in the orders.

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    Carolde
    Another winner!

    I was relativelynew to Little Red Cup when I ordered the Green Mao Jian. The taste was just as it described on the packet. Steeped alone the tea was great; blended and steeped with Pai Mu Tan was another winner.

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    Bartholomew A.
    Great tea

    Your tea is delicious and always delivered in good shape

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    SARAH R.
    The best green tea!

    I have sampled nearly all of the varieties of green tea from little red cup, and Mao Jian is my favorite, second only to theirGreen Eyebrow. Earthy, light flavor, never bitter, and terrific hot or iced. I have so much regard for this little company and the quality and authenticity of their tea.

    J
    Jaime L.
    Really Great!

    Wish I'd ordered more than just a sample, it was such a lovely tea.

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    Oleksandr S.

    Organic Green Mao Jian

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    Eric G.
    Incredible

    The tea is fantastic. The company is even better. They respond quickly to questions. The tins are great. They even include a hand written thank you note in the orders.

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    Carolde
    Another winner!

    I was relativelynew to Little Red Cup when I ordered the Green Mao Jian. The taste was just as it described on the packet. Steeped alone the tea was great; blended and steeped with Pai Mu Tan was another winner.