Skillfully plucked from tea trees over 50 years old. Only 100 kgs of this tea made this year. It seems, tea leaves from these old trees have another dimension that is indescribable and very subtle. Think of it as the trees experiencing rain, sun, heat, cold, drought and all from that one spot for so many years and they have lived to produce more leaves for another season. It is like the leaves are wise and worldly.
Ingredients: China black tea
Benifuki is the name of the cultivar of this beautiful tea. This cultivar was developed in 1905-1910 in Japan. The leaves are greenish gray and black and somewhat of an...
Distinctly different in character than the other two early spring 2021 China green teas. Beautiful fine pluck (two leaves and a bud) brews up strong (vegetative) for such an early...