Wulong Tea
Taiwan

Competition Bai Hao 3rd Class | Collection Box

Product code: CSTAD-156
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Here is the chance to taste one of the 200 award-winning 3rd class teas (only 9% of the prizes presented) during the last Bai Hao competition in Taiwan. If the name Bai Hao translates to "oriental beauty", it will also sometimes be called "five colors tea" in honor of its delicate leaves with various hues of brown, green, orange and silver. The infusion is simply ecstatic, unfolding an intense aromatic bouquet of flowers (lavender), ripe fruit, confectionery and spices. Its sweet and silky liquor offers a trip of the most memorable taste, combining the sweetness of its texture (saponins) to its complex scents. To taste in a chosen atmosphere to capture all the subtleties!

To learn more about the selection process, see the article devoted to it in our tea tasters blog.

  • Altitude: 400m
  • Date of harvest: July 13, 2018

Gaiwan technique
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
3
thermometer Temperature of infusion
90
Rinse leaves
  1. Pour water, at recommended temperature for the infusion, on to the leaves.
  2. Allow leaves to soak for 5 to 10 seconds.
  3. Strain off the rinse water and begin your infusion.
lined-clock Infusion length 1
30 - 45 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
20 - 30 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
30 - 45 sec
Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
1.5
thermometer Temperature of infusion
90
Rinse leaves
  1. Pour water, at recommended temperature for the infusion, on to the leaves.
  2. Allow leaves to soak for 5 to 10 seconds.
  3. Strain off the rinse water and begin your infusion.
lined-clock Infusion length
4 - 5 min
Flavour wheel To better identify the aromatic notes of each tea
Floral Fruity Wooded Earthy Spice Vegetal

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