This tea is grown in the Chinese province of Yunnan. It is a Shu Pu Erh that has gone through an accelerated fermentation process. This tea's leaves are compressed into miniature bird's nests known as Tuo Cha in Chinese.
A sweet Shu Pu Erh with woody, vanilla, earthy, and humus aromas and a smooth texture.
Each mini Tuo Cha weighs about 4 grams (enough for a 10cl mug or teapot/gaiwan).
Quantity net weight : 4g
Please keep in mind that because this product is subject to drying, the net weights may vary slightly.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- dark tea
Appearance: compressed leaves in the shape of a mini Tuo Cha ("bird's nest")
Colour: dark brown
Notes: woody, soil, humus
Notes: boisé, mushroom, licorice
Colour: dark brown, with black highlights
Notes: woody, vanilla, earth, humus, licorice stick, peaty
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5' minutes in water heated to 195°F.
With the Gong Fu Cha (teapot/Gaiwan): infusions during 30-40 secondes.
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