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2020 Maofeng - Emerald Needles
2020 Maofeng - Emerald Needles
2020 Maofeng - Emerald Needles

2020 Maofeng - Emerald Needles

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One of the most famous green teas in China, Maofeng 毛峰 - literally "fur peak" - is traditionally composed of needle-shaped leaves, that shine of dark and precious shades of green, embellished by the silver hues of young gems. The tender buds, covered in white fur, give the leaves a great freshness, that lasts at the bottom of the teacup.

Just like our Curly Maofeng, this traditional version is characterised by a great vegetal aroma, which gets sweeter with each infusion, acquiring creamy and mellow hints of butter. However, it also releases a hidden note of sage, that gives a balsamic twist.
The complexity of flavours that characterises this tea is typical of Sichuan terroir, here presented in a precious harvest.

25 gr. Signature Package

Origin: Mengdingshan, Sichuan province
Flush: Spring 2020
Storage: avoid heat, light, and moisture

Infusion Parameters

Eastern Brewing

Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 30 ml of water
Brewing time: Begin with a 30-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. 
Water temperature: 75° C
Number of brews: 4-5

Western Brewing

Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water
Brewing time: 2:30 minutes
Water temperature: 75° 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 6-7 hours. Filter the liquor and drink within 24 hours.

 

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Ero in cerca di un tè verde come quelli che ho provato in Cina e l'ho trovato!

Buonissimo tè verde delicato, ma dal gusto unico! importante seguire le istruzioni di infusione! Il negozio è bellissimo e i ragazzi preparatissimi!