100-gram cake of medium density consists of pressed brown leaves, thin cuttings and reddish tips. The aroma is restrained, woody-and-nutty. The infusion is dark, reddish-chestnut.
The bouquet of the ready-made tea is mature, woody-and-nutty, with notes of ripen leaves, bread and dried fruits. The aroma is warm, nutty. The taste is rich and mellow, sweetish, with a slight bitterness and velvety finish.
Steep the tea in hot water (95°C) in a gaiwan or a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 7-8 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 10 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 2-3 second) increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can steep the tea up to 8 times.
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