Meizhan Black

$18

梅占红茶

Harvest
May 2021

Origin
Fengqing, Yunnan

An outstanding and delicious experimental black tea - intensely sweet, floral, with notes of honey.

Meizhan is a varietal, known for its sweetness and fragrance, that originates from the Wuyishan region of Fujian, and usually made into oolongs.

In 1978, Fengqing Institute of Tea first brought the Meizhan trees from Wuyishan into Yunnan to research. After 30 years of experiments, they made a black tea that was highly aromatic. Mr. Du learned from these techniques and added his own touches to create this black tea — longer, slow oxidation times, low temperature, and slower roasting and drying process.

This tea is sweet, intensely floral with caramel notes.

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Brewing guide

Tea 4 g
Temperature 95°C
Water 120 ml
Steep time 10 - 60 sec
No. of infusions 8

 

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