Taiwan 'Faux Spring' Qing Xin Green Tea

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A very smooth green with a sweet floral taste which lingers in the mouth and no detectable bitterness.

The sunny winter period this year tricked the tea plants into producing fresh leaves before the usual Spring harvest, resulting in a very rare pre-Spring harvest I have named 'Faux Spring'.

Tasting Notes:
- Fresh floral aroma
- Sweet floral taste with green notes
- Very smooth

Harvest: 'Faux Spring', January 2019

Origin: Ming Jian, Nantou County, Taiwan
Altitude: 350-400m
Farmer: Mr. Chen
Sourced: Direct from the farmer

Cultivar: Qing Xin Gan Zhi
Picking: Hand

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 70°C/158°F
- Use 1-2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 60-90 seconds

Packaging: Non-resealable vacuum-sealed bag packaged in Taiwan


Type: Green Tea