Pioneers and community leaders in Laoshan Village, the He family was one of the first to plant tea on the misty ocean-facing slopes of the Taoist Holy Mountain they call home.
deep roast, minerality
savory - chocolate cake
fruit - rum raisin
savory - peanut brittle
spice - cinnamon, pine
texture - deep roast, minerality
DATE OF PICKINGOctober 2021
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
longjing quntiTea Varietal
Rich and savory with notes of deep roasted chocolate - the new 2021 Autumn harvest is here!
This relatively new tea is fed by sweet mountain spring water and oxidized in the sun for three days before finishing to bring out signature chocolate notes. Mr. He perfected this tea as a proud reflection of the bold Shandong spirit and the perseverance of Laoshan Village. Laoshan Black is a labor of love to prove to the world how wonderful teas from Northern China can be. The cold weather, and pure mountain springs come together for a microclimate that yields some of the sweetest and most chocolatey black tea in China with a unique and distinctly northern flavor.
'Over several days, Mr. He and his daughter QingQing walked us through the intensive processes involved in making Laoshan Black Tea. Making just 10 pounds of black tea in Laoshan takes 4 to 6 people three full days to process after picking'
4 g.6-8 oz.use 205° watersteep 40 secondsresteep many times add 15-30 sec. each infusion
5 g.5 ozuse 205° watersteep 10 seconds add 3 sec. per steepingenjoy many steepings