Spring 2019. Alishan. Exceptionally smooth, naturally sweet.
Grown Without Pesticides
75 grams of black tea in a sealed foil bag
This black tea is from Taiwan's Alishan tea district, grown at an altitude of 1300 meters.
This is an exceptionally smooth black tea with a naturally sweet honey flavor. This black tea has a hint of cinnamon without any astringency.
Alishan black tea is grown without pesticides.
Packaged in a sealed foil bag with an attractive display box.
|Harvest Date||April 2019|
| Varietal ||Taiwan Tea #18 (Red Jade - 紅玉)|
|Origin||Alishan, Chia Yi County, Taiwan|
|Elevation ||1,300 meters (4,260 feet)|
|Chinese Name ||阿里山紅茶|
|Pinyin ||Ālǐ shān hóng chá|
Here are some guidelines for brewing Alishan Black tea. These are meant as a starting point only. Please adjust to suit your individual preferences.
- Water temperature - just below boiling (95 C)
- Quantity - about 1 tablespoon of tea leaves for 500 ml water (17 ounces)
- Brewing time - 3 to 5 minutes
- Stir briskly before serving
The taste of the brewed tea is affected by the water quality, water temperature, amount of tea leaves, type of brewing vessel and the brewing time.