Yixing red tea comes from the homonymous city in Jiangsu province, which is famous for the production of the best-quality clay teapots in the world. The peculiar tea leaves are characterized by a tightly twisted shape, and a dark black hue.
Lu Yu, the greatest tea master from Tang dynasty (618-907), praised Yixing as one of the best locations for tea production in his masterpiece, the Classic of Tea. During Ming and Qing dynasties, this tea became one of the main necessities of Chinese life and today it is a rare gem. Its flavor is full-bodied and complex: at each sip, mellow and sweet hues fill the palate, leaving a warm aftertaste of ripe fruits and a light smoky hint that linger in the cup for a long time after drinking the golden liquor.
50 gr. Signature Pack
Origin: Yixing, Jiangsu province Flush: Spring 2020 Storage: 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.
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.
Our constantly updated offer includes all tea categories: white, green, yellow, dark (fermented heicha), and wulong.
Free shipment in Continental Europe for orders above 69€, in the rest of the world 95€/99USD. In China free shipment above 39 USD.
For all European countries and America we ship through our distributor located in Italy, while for Asian, Oceania and African countries we use our logistic center located in China.
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. For European countries and Americas there is no custom-clearance procedure; for all the other shipments we accompany the package with all the necessary papers to ensure the fastest process possible.
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