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2021 Dianhong Red Tea - Wild Forest, loose leaves
2021 Dianhong Red Tea - Wild Forest, loose leaves
Forest red tea from from Yunnan high mountain
2021 Dianhong Red Tea - Wild Forest, loose leaves

2021 Dianhong Red Tea - Wild Forest, loose leaves

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It is rare for a red tea to have such an intense fragrance, bringing the typical under-forest scents that Nannuo Mountain is famous for. The infusion is red-gold, the flavour is complex yet pretty gentle, with sweet notes.

This tea is called Dianhong, which means "Yunnan Gold", and it is a very typical red tea from Yunnan.
It is naturally oxidized in bamboo chests, and it is dried under the sunlight, like a pu'er sheng pu: it assures the widest and most complex range of flavours, that last well over the years.

Is available also in Ancient Trees version, and pressed in mini-cakes.

Harvested by hand in Spring 2021

Plantation Altitude: 1800 meters
Origin: Southwest Yunnan, Nannuo Mountain
Flush: Spring 2021
Storage: the leaves can be stored in their original package or in ceramic vases. Avoid heat, light, and moisture.

Infusion Parameters

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 warm water and pour it after a few seconds.
Brewing time: Begin with a 15-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. 
Water temperature: 85° C
Number of brews: 10


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.

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