Lapsang Souchong (Premium Orthodox) China Smoked Black Tea

Tea prices and quantities are per kg (2.2lb) unless otherwise indicated

 

Harvest Date: Mid April

Growing Region: Wuyi, Fujian

Elevation: 650m (3,132 ft)

Tea Bush/Varietal: Local small leaf mixed cultivar

Grade: AAA

SKU: WF-LA122-C Categories: , , Tag:

Estate Name: Tong Mu Guan Tea garden

Farming Methods: Natural farming

Production Methods:   Tea Plucking-Withering- Rolling-Fermentation- Frying-Rerolling- pine smoke baking

Other Notes: Lapsang Souchong is the world oldest black tea. It is accidentally invented through mutation processing of green tea. The premium orthodox grade is made in the original place Tong Mu Guan, by the tea plucked from local small leaf mixed cultivar. It is baked using pine smoke. It has strong pleasant pine smoke flavor and mellow taste. It is a very authentic Lapsang Souchong.

Dry Leaf

     Color: Black

     Shape/size: Even cut slim/straight

Brewed Tea

     Color: Red

     Aroma: Lingering pine smoke and tea fragrance

     Body Taste: Mild mellow taste

Recommended Brewing 

     Water Temperature: 95℃

     Amount (g/150ml): 3g

     Steeping Time: 2 minutes

     # of Infusions: 2-3 infusions