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?
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The unique tone of this Yixing gaiwan is the result of multiple firings: six firings rather than two and this Duan Ni (yellow clay) piece is transformed into a complex material. As a finishing touch, the very last firing in the wood kiln gives rarity and richness to Ms Sheng's work.
The cultivar used to produce this great tea comes from wild tea plants reproduced by grafting.
Praised for the beauty of its steeping leaves and the fresh chestnut scents they give off, Long Jing is the most famous green tea in China.