"Lao Cong Tongmu Yan Song Xiao Zhong" ("Old Bush – Small Variety") is made using the traditional triple-smoking method over pine charcoal in Tongmuguan (Fujian Province). Harvest spring 2023.
In appearance: medium-sized, dark brown tips. The fragrance is intense, smoky. The liquor is transparent, with a yellow-amber shade.
The bouquet of the ready-made tea is multifaceted and warm, woody-and-fruity, with smoky, biscuit and spicy notes. The aroma is tender, complex, woody-and-fruity, with smoky note. The taste is rich, silky, sweetish, with a slight bitterness of pine resin, berry sourness, nuances of spices and a lingering finish.
Steep the tea in a hot water (95°C) in a gaiwan or in a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 6 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is 15 seconds. Then, starting with an exposure of 10 seconds and increasing the exposure time to 3 minutes, you can steep the tea 7-8 times.
“Lao Cong Tongmu Yan Song Xiao Zhong” is an excellent red tea for gourmets and sophisticated connoisseurs.