Black Tea
Taiwan

Sun Moon Lake T-18

Ruby Red
Product code: CSTN-45
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Here is a rare black tea from Taiwan, made using the well known T-18 cultivar which is derived from a cross between a large leafed tea from Burma (Ashamu) and a wild tea tree from southern Taiwan. Infused, its graceful leaves emanate smooth aromas of wintergreen, malt and tobacco. Lightly mentholated and generously fruity with notes of prune and raisin, its liquor is round, full and silky. A perfect tea for those special mornings.

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  • Cultivar: T-18
  • Producer: Lin Huei Mei
  • Altitude: 800m
  • Date of harvest: June 22, 2019
Gaiwan technique
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
3
thermometer Temperature of infusion
95
lined-clock Infusion length 1
20 - 35 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
10 - 25 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
10 - 25 sec
Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
1.5
thermometer Temperature of infusion
95
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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