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2018 Phongsaly Sheng Cha (Dark Tea/Pu'er Style)
2018 Phongsaly Sheng Cha (Dark Tea/Pu'er Style)
2018 Phongsaly Sheng Cha (Dark Tea/Pu'er Style)

2018 Phongsaly Sheng Cha (Dark Tea/Pu'er Style)

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$148.00
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$148.00
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Only 20 beeng chas availableWinner at the 2019 Hong Kong International Tea Fair, this sheng cha features hand-picked leaves from 400-year-old tea trees in northern Laos, between the Chinese province of Yunnan and the Vietnamese province of Điện Biên. Limited quanity available and will not be restocked. 

Tasting notes: CITRUS / HINOKI / MINERAL

Details

  • Origin: Phongsaly, Laos
  • Elevation: 1,400m
  • Cultivar: Ancient Tea Trees 
  • Artisan: Sengkham Laolee 
  • Harvest date: Spring 2018
  • Serving size: 2–4 g per cup; 6-8 g for standard teapot
  • Recommended vessel: gaiwan or miniature teapot

Ingredient(s): fermented tea

Caffeine level: moderate

Brewing Instructions

  • Amount: 2–3 g of tea per 8 oz water
  • Temperature: 180 ̊–200 ̊
  • Steep time: 1–3 min

  • Tip: Rinse leaves before steeping to "awaken" them
    • Place the dry leaves in a cup.
    • Pour over the hot water and wait 3–5 seconds.
    • Discard water using a strainer.
    • Steep leaves as instructed.

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