1568 Non-Smoked Lapsang Souchong is picked from the natural of 800 meters in Wuyi Mountain National Nature Reserve, which is maded with the traditional handicraft of Zheng Shan Tang Souchong black tea(But non-smoke).The shape of 1568 is natural and tight with dark moist color; after brewed, the water of tea color become bright yellow. It tastes mellow and sweet.Has a dried longan fragrance.
Dry Tea: Sharp and thin, moist and bright.
Soup: Yellow and clean.
Aroma: Smell like longan fragrance.
Taste: Mellow and sweet.Has a fragrant dried longan fragrance.
Wet Tea: Leaves stretch and coppery color.
Storage method: Sealed and placed at room temperature, cool, dry, no peculiar smell, dark place.
Retail price in China: ￥330
Grade: Top Grade.
Picking Standard: 1 Bud 2 leaves.
Tea Type: Black Tea.
Picking time:2022 Spring.
Origin: Tongmuguan,Wuyi Mountain National Nature Reserve.
Mini Bag: 5 Gram\0.17 Ounce
It is advisable to use a covered bowl for brewing.
1.Add 5g of tea after warming the cup and smell the tea aroma
2.Prepare pure water around 95°C.
3.1-4 course rush out, do not soak for a long time.5-7 courses soak for 5-10s, 7-10 courses about 15s. The more times of brewing, the longer the soaking time, in order to ensure the stability of the tea soup.
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Why is it called 1568?
In Tongmuguan, Chong'an County, A.D. 1568.
Due to the disturbing of the soldiers. the tea leaves over-fermented, so Jiang's ancestors took the remedial measures, using pine wood to smoke, when made, the tea liquid is found to be bright red in color, giving off a purely natural cinnamon and rosin incense. This is the first Black tea in the world called: Lapsang Souchong.
To memorized this, a special version black tea has been created for both the shape and aroma of the tea leaves are all natural and original. Hence Named: 1568.