Dark tea «Pyrite» from Anhua (Yiyang County, Hunan Province), harvest 2016. 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 dark brown leaves with cuttings. The aroma is restrained, woody-herbaceous with a hint of rosin. The liquor is transparent, with a shade of dark amber.
The bouquet of the brewed tea is mature, complex, woody-herbaceous with notes of autumn leaves, rosin and baked fruits. The aroma is deep and warm, complex, fruity-herbaceous. The taste is full-bodied and smooth, sweetish, a bit tart, with delicate bitterness of dried berries and a lingering finish.
Steep the tea in a hot water (90-95°С) in a gaiwan or in a teapot of porous clay. The proportion is 6-8 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 15 seconds. After that do short steeps (for 5-10 seconds), increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can repeat this method up to 10 times.
Dark tea «Pyrite» from Anhua is a good choice to boost your daytime energy.