Tea Tasting Set | Classic


$22.00

Still not sure about what to start with? This tea tasting set selects five classic Chinese teas, which are all great basic representatives of their distinct category. The selection ranges from the least oxidized to the most, displaying various sensory characteristics that you may get from Chinese teas. Each of them is naturally scented and harvested from a high-quality tea farm. The set is a perfect gift to treat yourself, or for the ones you love, or to impress the guests at a party.

White Tea: Moonlight 1st Grade (无量风月) 4g /Wuliang Mountain, Yunnan

is an lightly-oxidized white tea. As a smart start for beginners, the brewed tea leaves exude a floral smell, with its liquor, light brown in color, launching an immediate mellow and honey syrupy taste on the tongue. 

Green Tea: Maofeng 1st Grade (毛峰一级) 8g /Simao Area, Yunnan

a lightly-oxidized green tea, would bring you a sense of freshness of the spring – the season of its harvest. The key attribute of this tea is the complex mixture of both sweet and bitter in its flavor, while the notes give off a unique umami aroma. It has a charming vegetal aroma of corn and asparagus. Perfect choice for recharging.

Oolong Tea: Formosa Milky Oolong (金萱奶香乌龙) 10g /Jiayi, Taiwan

is a semi-oxidized Oolong, with its key attribute, however personally, being the resilient sweetness even after several minutes. The brew is smooth, and the taste is vegetally sweet with a note of orchid in a mix of mellow, fresh and heavy texture.

Red Tea: Dianhong Golden Tip (滇红金针) 8g /Pu'er county, Yunnan

however has the color of its tea leaves alternating between gold and brown. The brew takes on an amber red, while delivering warm and soothing infusions with notes of sweet potatoes rising from the cup.

Pu'er Tea: Raw Pu'er (普洱生茶) 8g / Lincang, Yunnan

undergoes a much slower, natural post-fermentation process that at its best preserves the vegetal taste of the leaves and slowly ages into surprising transformations. The liquor tastes very mild at the beginning, but only after a while would its subtle sweetness emerge on the tongue, lasting to even several minutes.

This tea tasting set composes of 5 classic tea representing the best of Chinese tea tradition. The selection ranges from the least oxidised to the most, displaying various levels of sensation in Chinese tea. Each of them is naturally scented and comes from a high quality tea farm. It is a perfect gift to treat yourself, or for the ones you love, or to impress the guests at a party.

Moonlight 1st Grade:
compelling floral fragrance
bright and rich taste
innocent and sweet aftertaste

Maofeng 1st Grade:
white Magnolia floral fragrance
fresh and umami taste, hints of steamed corn
delicate and tender aftertaste

Formosa Milky Oolong:
elegant floral and natural milky fragrance
refreshing honey taste
caramel aftertaste

Dianhong Golden Tip:
sweet floral fragrance
rich, smoky but still smooth and mild taste
honey caramel aftertaste

Raw Pu'er:
striking fresh fragrance
clear and slightly astringent taste
quick and refreshing sweet aftertaste

Moonlight 1st Grade: Gaiwan/teapot, 3g tea in 110ml/90°C water
(could be brewed for 7-10 times)
the 1st time: 30s
the rest of times: +20s per extra time

Maofeng 1st Grade: glass teaware, 3g tea in 250ml/90°C water
(could be brewed for 2-3 times) for 3min

Formosa Milky Oolong: Gaiwan/teapot, 3-4g tea in 100°C/110ml water
(could be brewed for 5-6 times)
the 1st-3rd time: 10s, +5s per extra time
the 4th-6th time: 25s, +15s per extra time

Dianhong Golden Tip:Gaiwan/teapot, 4-5g tea in 100°C/110ml water
(could be brewed for 7-10 times)
the 1st-6rd time: 15s
the 7th-10th time: longer

Raw Pu'er:Gaiwan/teapot, 4-5g tea in 100°C/110ml water
(could be brewed for 6-8 times)
the 1st-3rd time: 15s
the 4th-7th time: 20s
the 8th-10th time: +10s per extra time

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