Li Shan Black Tea (梨山紅茶)
- Region: Li Shan (Li Mountain / Pear Mountain) Area
- Harvest: 2021
- Availability: In Stock
Li Shan area is the highest mountains in Taiwan. Li Mountain has altitude more than 2000 meter above sea level.
Li Shan tea trees are grown in this cold and humid environment, making the tea leaf soft and with amazing fruit fragrance and taste.
This unique feature cannot be found on the teas grown in low altitude areas.
This is rare and unique high mountain black hand cutting tea from Taiwan.
Leaves: are golden brown, wide, stretched and slightly twisted.
This black tea has floral and fruity taste with notes of honey. Aroma is ripe fruit sweet. Fantastic sweet aftertaste. This tea is bright-red, clear and lustrous.
Li Shan Black Tea is brewed like you usually brew your favorite black tea.
Use any kind of tea pot, which you like.
Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put about 3 grams of tea, and pour small amount of the boiling water into the tea and pour out, then pour 225-250 ml of boiling water and cover tea pot for 3-5 minutes before serving.
Steep more for more concentrate and deep taste of the tea.
Temperature of boiling water must be about 100°C
This is one of the traditional ways of brewing. Depending on individual gustatory preferences you can you can vary brewing time from 35s to 5 minutes.
You can also use Chinese traditional way of brewing - spilling, using Gaiwan and brew for 3-5 second each time.
Please note, that it is natural tea with high content of active elements, including caffeine, and minerals and some unusual feelings could appear. In that case we recommend decrease quantity of dry leaves and brewing time.
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