This herbal tea was made in Novgorodskiy region in the end of 2015, in accordance with the technology which is used to produce Wǔyí Shān oolongs. The raw leaves were harvested in summer and primarily processed then after several months heated over charcoals.
Dry tea is middle-size dark brown twisted leaves with stems. The fragrance is warm and smoky with fruity note. The infusion is trasparent and has mustard yellow colour.
The bouquet is bright smoky with notes of bread, fruits and wood. The taste is rich, soothing, sweetish with a shade of sourness. The fragrance is warm and gentle, bread-and-honey with a note of smoke.
Preparation: brew in a ceramic gaiwan, a teapot made of glass or unglazed clay, using boiling (95-100 °С ) water, in the proportion: 6 -8 g to 100 ml. Use "pouring brewing method" (pouring hot water through leaves, gradually extending brewing periods). The leaves last for 5 -6 brews. For a single brew in a thermos or a teapot, take 3 g to 200 ml of boiling water.
The brew has relaxing, warming and sedative properties. It doesn't contain caffein, that's why it can be drunk before sleep.