An extremely rare Sejak (second picking of the year) Korean black tea featuring a brilliant chocolate raisin aroma coupled with a smooth sweet raisin taste with a light citrus finish and subtle background chocolate notes.
A very unusual tea which is worth experimenting with both high and low water temperatures to find what works best to one's own individual tastes.
Sourced direct from Dong Cheon, a co-operative of 88 small farmers with the goal of maintaining Korea's rich history of tea.
- Brilliant chocolate raisin aroma
- Smooth sweet raisin taste with a light lingering citrus finish
- Background chocolate notes
Harvest: Sejak (Spring), 27-30th April 2016
Origin: Dong Cheon a co-operative of small farmers, Hwagae Valley, Jirisan, Hadong, Korea
Organic: Certified organic
Cultivar: Hadong (Descendants of the first tea brought in to Korea roughly 1,200 years ago)
Sourced: Direct from Il-nam Ha the president of Dong Cheon
Percentage of price going back to Dong Cheon: 40%+
- Heat water to roughly 80°C/176°F
- Use 1-2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 30-45 seconds
Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag