A rare black tea, authentically prepared from 200-500 years old trees. The taste is intense, long-lasting, and filled with the complexity that demonstrates the meticulous time that went into this ancient forest.
Harvested by hand in Spring 2021
This is red tea at its utmost: premium quality leaves from ancient trees, entirely hand-processed to keep in as much of the flavors of century-old hidden trees of the forest. The various steps of preparation involve different skills and multiple days in the mountain. Each step allows the age of these leaves' history to fully express, in a dark red intensity, the rings of the tree's big trunk, alive, statuesque, and wise.
We recommend very short infusions, starting with a 5-second rinse, and proceeding to infuse in accordance to your personal taste. Its hearty, robust leaves can hold 10 or 12 infusions without any problem.
Note: the formats indicated above are our standard signature packs. For other formats, please contact us atthis email address. We will be pleased to fulfill all your requests.
Plantation altitude: 1850 meters Origin: Southwest-Yunnan, Lunan Mountain Flush: Spring 2021 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 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: 12
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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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. Orders are shipped on Wednesday and Friday: for special requests, please add a note to your order, we will endeavor to fulfill them. In Europe and US we ship through TNT Express courier or UPS; For shipments in Italy, you can select a TNT point where to collect your package, while for shipments in the US you can choose a UPS point. 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 we will replace the defected item with no additional charge. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for a replacement or return.
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