This tea from Hunan Province is grown without chemical fertilizers or pesticides and is made solely from lovely rolled golden-hued buds. The result is a surprising liquor that is both silky and aromatic. Rich aromas of caramel and mild spices harmonize well with subtle vegetable notes (corn, tomato, and artichoke hearts) to create a balanced and particularly admirable vintage.
Hong Xiang LuoSpirale parfumé de thé noir
Coming from the modern new wave of black teas from China, this tea is composed of dark brown leaves rolled in the form of spirals. The infusion offers fine floral and citrus aromas, supported in the mouth by a sweet and delicious liquor. Rich aromas of root vegetables (sweet potato) and peanuts develop to raise its sweet caramelized finish to an even tastier level!
- Cultivar: Jin Guan Yin
- Producer: Wang Shi Jia
- Altitude: 300m
- Date of harvest: April 13, 2018
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Our tea packs contain a selection from our bestselling teas. Inside: each tea is vacuum packed to retain freshness and to assure authenticity. Outside: the box is covered with all the information you need on the tea's origin, the producer profile, a taste description plus the tea's levels of antioxidants and caffeine.