Aged tea brick "Vintage Fragrance", harvest 1995. Taiwanese storage.
240 g tea brick of medium density, broken effortlessly with fingers into large lengthwise twisted brown leaves and buds with thin stems. The aroma is mature, woody. The infusion is transparent, dark amber colour.
The brewed tea has mature, multifaceted bouquet with notes of old dry wood and scented herbs, hazelnuts, prunes and apples. The aroma is deep and complex, fruity. The taste is rich and smooth, sweetish, with delicate tartness and light fruit acidity, transforming into lingering finish.
Brew tea with hot water (95°C) in a gaiwan or in a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 5 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 5 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 1-2 seconds), increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can steep the tea up to 12 times.
"Vintage Fragrance" is the right choice for a special tea mood, perfect guide to the space of inner silence.