Dark tea «Graphite» from Anhua (Yiyang County, Hunan Province), harvest 2018.
A 1000-gram briquette of medium density, easily exfoliates into large dark brown and yellowish leaves with cuttings. The aroma is restrained, woody-herbaceous. The liquor is transparent, with a chestnut shade.
The bouquet of the brewed tea is mature, complex, woody-herbaceous with notes of oak moss, rotten autumn leaves and baked fruit. The aroma is deep and warm, fruity -herbaceous. The taste is soft and smooth, sweetish, with delicate apple sourness and a refreshing aftertaste.
Brew tea with hot water (90-95°С) in a gaiwan or in a teapot of porous clay. The proportion is 5-6 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 8-10 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 1 second), increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can repeat this method up to 8-9 times.
Dark tea «Graphite» from Anhua is a good choice to boost your daytime energy.