"Fragrant Curls, collected before the Rice Rains season" is a red tea from Anhui province, a variety of the famous Qihong.
In appearance: small, glossy, dark brown curls of twisted leaves and yellow-reddish buds. The aroma is intense, honey-biscuit. The liquor is transparent, golden almond color.
The brewed tea has warm, bright, honey-biscuit bouquet with hints of spices and berries. The aroma is deep and warm, honey-biscuit. The taste is full-bodied and juicy, sweetish, with soft berry acidity and spicy nuances, transforming into refreshing finish.
Brew tea with hot boiling water (95°C) in a porcelain gaiwan or a teapot of porous clay. The proportion is 4-5 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 6-8 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 2-3 seconds), increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can steep the tea up to 7-8 times.
"Fragrant Curls from Qimen" is gorgeous red tea for a variety of situations and moods – rich and mild, with soulful aroma and a warming, calming effect.