Oaks Special Spring Chinary Black Tea

description

This season’s black tea from Oaks estate is a well-crafted Darjeeling. Like most seed-grown chinary teas of the season, it tastes ‘green’ but feels softer, earthier, and gentler on the palate. Perfect for fans of light teas.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Mellow notes of overripe tree fruit, wood, and fennel with some vegetal hints, similar to those of cooked root vegetables

appearance

Gold

taste

The liquor is clean and slightly brisk but well-rounded and balanced. Raw notes, similar to unripe tree fruit, start the cup, followed by earthy notes and bitter-sweet accents of forest greens and aromatic flower.

COMPLEMENTS

Fritters, cheese-based salads, mushroom, legumes, tropical fruit

dry leaf

aroma

Baked with notes of clay and forest greens

appearance

Mix of medium sized, loosely rolled greenish-brown leaves, powder green buds, some with silver downy hair, and bright green leaf cuttings.

infusion

aroma

Sweet and vegetal

appearance

Broken olive green and brown leaves

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

180 ml

85℃ -90℃

2 tsp / 2.5 g

4 mins

Recommended number of steeps - 1

condiments

Drink Plain

PICKING DATE
28/03/17
TIME OF DAY
Afternoon
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
First
SPECIALTY
Chinary
SKU FFOKCHB | GRADE SFTGFOP1
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