Tea&Sympathy

Wild Purple

$7.00
  • Wild Purple

Tea&Sympathy

Wild Purple

$7.00

Leaf: Twisted leaf, fully oxidised (black) tea
Liquor: light copper
Aromatics: Moist walnut character, with some stone fruit notes, flint, wet leaves, mineral, hay. Of the earth.
Palate: malty, sweet dried apricots, sultanas, slight menthol finish.

Notes: This fully oxidised tea has been expertly crafted using a wild tree purple leaf varietal from Dehong prefecture in China.  This tree varietal is very old, and non-hybridised - it grows wild in the mountainous areas of this prefecture at altitudes of 1600 to 2200 metres.  Only very small quantities of this tea are produced.

Its cha qi is a notable feature of this wild-grown tea. Suitable for ageing.

Origin: Dehong, China

Preparation:
Quantity: 4g per 200ml of water (1 generous tsp per cup)
Steeping time: 2-2.30 minutes (steep to a golden amber colour)
Water: 100
°C

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