Leaf: dark, twisted leaf
Aromatics: sweet, fresh
Palate: candy, melon, faint umami.
Notes: This is a green tea made with the purple beauty varietal tea leaf. It comes from the mountainous Jin Mai area in China. It is a very pleasant drinking tea, with no bitterness, and the candied notes characteristic of the purple teas are evident. The purple coloured liquor is a bit of fun.Origin: Jin Mai, China
Quantity: 4g per 200ml (1 tsp per cup)
Steeping time: 4 - 5 minutes
Water temperature: 80°C
Green tea tip!
Boiling water can damage the delicate leaves in green tea.
It can take more than just a few minutes for the water in your boiled kettle to cool down to 80°C. Best to add some cold water or an ice cube to your cup or pot before introducing the leaves.