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Tai Ping Hou Kui Hou Keng | Collection Box

Product code: CSTAD-143
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These long mature leaves undergo a unique transformation in their home of Hou Keng village.

Easy to prepare, this tea has a full and balanced liquor, highlighted by a greasy silky texture.

Dominated by gourmet vegetal notes, with refined floral nuances that add to its fascinating rusticity. Its finish is slightly mineral and evokes its mountainous forest origins leaving us with a calm soothing note. What else could one want?

To learn more about this tea, read this article on our blog.

  • Altitude: 700m
  • Date of harvest: April 12, 2019
Gaiwan technique
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
3
thermometer Temperature of infusion
80
lined-clock Infusion length 1
25 - 40 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
25 - 40 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
45 - 60 sec
Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
2
thermometer Temperature of infusion
80
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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