The main difference between this tea and other breakfast teas is that this one is single origin, sourced straight from the high mountains of Hà Giang, Vietnam. High-mountain tea is known for its great mouthfeel. You’ll still get the strength you’d expect in a breakfast tea but after multiple steeps, you’ll notice some honey-like notes. Drink straight or with frothed milk.
- Origin: Phin Ho, Hà Giang, Vietnam
- Elevation: 1300m
- Cultivar: Shan Tuyết
- Artisan: Ly Choi Nhan
- Harvest Date: June 18, 2022
Ingredients: black tea
Caffeine level: high
This tea is mellow and smooth, with an oak-to-stone flavor profile and possibly a tangy finish if you labor over your cup.
Perhaps perfect for the innate morning person or those who like to spend time waking up. I can see myself easing into a weekend with this, but it is not for those looking for the shock and malty oomph I am fond of in, say, an Irish breakfast tea.