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Jinmudan - Wuyishan Jingqu

Jinmudan - Wuyishan Jingqu

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This rare rock tea, yancha in Chinese, is obtained through a very peculiar process: its leaves are delicately coal-baked in bamboo containers, which add a special smoky aftertaste that lingers in the palate and in the cup; together with its natural rocky aroma, and warm hints of ripe yellow fruits.

As its Chinese name suggests, the infusion has a golden liquor that shines of bright hues, and the leaves open in the hot water like a blooming peony.

Origin: Wuyishan, Fujian province
Flush: Spring 2019
Storage: avoid heat, light, and moisture

50gr. signature package.

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.

Infusion Parameters

EASTERN BREWING
Tea/Water Ratio: 
1 gr. of tea every 25 ml of water
Rinse: before starting the infusion, rinse the leaves with a very fast washing in order to let them rehydrate and release a more intense brew. Gently cover the leaves with boiling water and pour it after a few seconds.
Brewing time: Begin with a 10-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed.
Water temperature: 100° C
Number of brews: 5-6

WESTERN BREWING
Tea/Water Ratio: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water
Water Temperature: 100°C
Brewing time: 3 minutes 


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.