Dark tea «Malachite» from Anhua (Yiyang County, Hunan Province), harvest 2017. The microbe Eurotium Cristatum or Jin Hua (Golden Flowers), extremely healthy, participates in the creation of this tea. Its colonies look like yellow grains scattered on the surface of the tea.
A 1000-gram briquette of medium density, easily exfoliates into large brown leaves with cuttings. The aroma is restrained, woody-herbaceous. The liquor is transparent, with a shade of yellow ocher.
The bouquet of the brewed tea is mature, complex, woody-herbaceous with notes of oak moss, rotten autumn leaves, baked fruit and fresh berries. The aroma is deep and warm, woody-herbaceous. The taste is soft and smooth, sweetish, with delicate tartness, berry acidity and refreshing finish.
Brew tea with hot water (90-95°С) in a gaiwan or in a teapot of porous clay. The proportion is 6-8g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 8-10 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 2-3 seconds), increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can repeat this method up to 12 times.
Dark tea «Malachite» from Anhua is a good choice to boost your daytime energy.