Three weeks before hand harvesting, shade structures which filter out up to 90% of sunlight are placed over the tea to develop what is commonly called in Japan "the taste of the shadows. The result is a tea weak in tannins, highly complex and aromatic.
Tai Ping Hou Kui Hou Keng | Collection Box
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
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