Lapsang Souchong 正山小种 Wu Yi Black Tea
Tea Name:Lapsang Souchong 正山小种 Yin Jun Mei (Wu Yi Black Tea Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong)
Taste:True to the nature of a good Smoked Lapsang, this tea is strong with smoky (pine) fragrance and taste. The lingering aftertaste has a somewhat cooling effect on the tongue. Due to the strong smoky nature of this tea, you can only taste the "longan" sweetness in later steepings.
Appearance:Dark color twisted tea leaves. Clear amber red color infusion.
Origin:Mt. Wuyi,Fujian Province, China
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place
Brewing Guide:We recommend using purple clay or porcelain tea ware. Rinse tea cup and teapot with hot water. Use about 2 grams of tea leaves (1-2 teaspoons) for every 150ml of water. Steep tea leaves in hot water at 95°c (203°F) for 1 minute for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time for subsequent brewing. If you like milk with your tea, add 10 to 15ml of sweetened/plain dairy milk and stir.
Lapsang Souchong has been a long-time favourite Black tea in many European countries and America. This tea is treasured for its unique smoky flavor and aroma, which is achieved through drying the tea leaves over pine log fires. Our Lapsang Souchong is the best grade to come from the place of origin of this great tea, Tong Mu Guan in Xing Village, or simply known as Bohea. Many had drank this tea before but only a handful have tried the best grade of authentic Lapsang Souchong from the original farm.This tea is also known as Zheng Shan Souchong. Zheng Shan means "Original Mountain" and only tea leaves picked from Wuyi harvest area can be called as "Zheng Shan". These tea leaves have a special characteristics in that they have a subtle hint of a sweet fruit in China called "longan".