Jinzhen literally means "Gold Needles": the peculiarity of this tea lies, in fact, in its delicate needle shape. The oxidized leaves, naturally jet black in color, are enriched, both in aesthetics and in flavor, by the golden shimmer of the unripe buds.
It is one of the rarest Qimen teas, produced in Anhui and hardly known outside of China. It is, indeed, a real discovery: the tight needles, rolled by hand, open during the infusion, revealing the sweetest scent of autumn fruits, ripe, juicy, and soft. This unique flavor also has delicate cocoa notes and pleasant smoky hints.
Origin: Qimen County, Anhui Province Flush: Spring 2019 Storage:avoid heat, light, and moisture
50 gr. Signature Pack
Note: the format indicated hereabove is our standard signature pack. For other formats, please contact us at this email address. We will be pleased to fulfill all your requests.
EASTERN BREWING Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 30 ml of water Brewing time: Begin with a 15-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. Water temperature: 85° C Number of brews: 5-6
WESTERN BREWING Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing time: 3 minutes Water temperature: 85° C
COLD BREW Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing:put the tea leaves in room temperature water and steep for 7-8 hours. Filter the liquor and drink within 24 hours.
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
Our constantly updated offer includes all tea categories: white, green, yellow, dark (fermented heicha), and wulong.
Free shipment in Continental Europe for orders above 69€, in the rest of the world 95€/99USD. In China free shipment above 39 USD.
For all European countries and America we ship through our distributor located in Italy, while for Asian, Oceania and African countries we use our logistic center located in China.
Within the European Union the shipping time is between 1-5 days, while for Extra-UE shipment the delivery time varies between 5 and 12 days. For European countries there is no custom-clearance procedure; for all the other shipments we accompany the package with all the necessary papers to ensure the fastest process possible.
In Europe and US we ship through TNT Express courier or UPS; in Asia we use EMS.
Eastern Leaves’s Guarantee We guarantee the product will arrive securely as well as beautifully packed. While very rare, breakage in shipping can happen. In the unlikely event of breakage please contact us and it will be replaced it at no additional charge. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for a replacement or return.
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