Dark tea «Malachite» from Anhua (Yiyang County, Hunan Province), harvest 2017.
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.