This heavy-roasted wulong grows in zhengyan area, also called yanshangyan 岩上岩 - literally "rocks beyond rocks". The iconic mineral aroma, yanyun 岩韵, immediately overcomes all senses, followed by an intense and mouth-filling roasted note, that lingers in the palate.
However, at a more careful sip, this tea discloses its creamy aftertaste, and the sweet complexity of burnt caramel and dark chocolate. Tieluohan cultivar dates back to Qing dynasty, it is one of the most famous and its price one of the highest in Wuyishan; the mature leaves are carefully selected and roasted for 3 times, to give this tea the most intense fragrance. This long and delicate process can only be done successfully by the most skilled tea masters, and only ends in November.
Origin: Wuyishan, Fujian province Flush: Spring 2020 Format: 50 gr. signature package
Storage: the leaves can be stored in their original package or in ceramic vases. Avoid heat, light, and moisture.
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.
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: 2-3 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.
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
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