This herbal tea is foraged from Laoshan's wild Lu mulberry trees, carefully hand-finished by the He Family in their workshop just like their classic Laoshan green teas.
dried blackberry, apricot
lingering, deeply sweet
fruit - dried blackberry, apricot
floral - honey
savory - graham cracker
spice - cinnamon, parsnip
texture - lingering, deeply sweet
DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2021
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
Morus multicaulisTea Varietal
The He Family is continuing their tradition this year of wild-foraging caffeine-free native Laoshan herbs and using their expertise at green tea processing to finish the leaves like a traditional green tea. While Shandong native Lu mulberry leaf would normally be simply air-dried for use in medicinal tea, the He Family has applied withering, heat-fixing, curling and tumble-drying to bring out much richer and more subtle flavor through their craft. We are excited to share the He Family's herbal teas again this season, and to offer a look at the flavor of Laoshan from another plant entirely different from camellia sinensis!
Laoshan Gongfu Black is one of the most difficult finishes for the He Family, requiring flat-pressing and hand-twisting and curling to achieve the [...]
As low as$3.00
'When humans first started drinking real tea, it rocked our word.The tea plant seemed magical. But what if tea is not the only plant out there that does incredible things when finished with craft and brewed up right?'
5 g.6-8 oz.use 175° watersteep 20 secondsresteep many times add 10 sec. each infusion
5 g.6 ozuse 175° watersteep 8 seconds add 4 sec. per steepingenjoy many steepings