The utmost expression of our Ancient Tea Trees is enclosed in these precious cakes, carefully stone-pressed to ensure the best storage and aging.
These rare leaves come exclusively from the 11 oldest trees of Lunan mountain, and they are our most precious gem, in a special 100 gr. format. The purity of this harvest can immediately be perceived by gently opening the delicate paper wrapping, but the real sensorial journey comes from sipping the multiple infusions, and admiring the golden shimmer of the liquor.
With each new infusion, an overwhelming flower fragrance fills the air, and all senses are swayed by the freshness of the first sips, immediately followed by a sweet aftertaste. The single tree cake is the most prized collector's format, and it's the perfect choice for storing the precious Ancient Tree leaves and savour the taste of time passing.
Harvested in Spring 2020.
Plantation altitude: 1850 meters Origin: Southwest Yunnan, Lunan Mountain Flush: Spring 2020 Format: 100gr. stone-pressed cake Storage: the leaves can be stored in their original package or in ceramic vases. Avoid heat, light, and moisture.
EASTERN BREWING Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 30 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 10-15 second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. Water temperature: 100° C Number of brews: 12
WESTERN BREWING Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing time: 2-3 minutes Water temperature: 100° C
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