Fengqing Dian Hong

New Fengqing Hong Cha for Katharina.

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  • ORIGIN:  Fengqing, Lincang, Yunnan, China
  • MEANING:  Yunnan red (tea) from Fengqing (fengqing dian hong)
  • HARVEST TIME:  Spring 2016
  • TASTE:  Rose, sweet, mellow

Preparation

IN THE TEAPOT
  • Quantity: 6g / 500ml
  • Water temperature: 90°C
  • Infusion time: 4 min
GONGFU CHA METHOD
  • Quantity: 3g / 100ml
  • Water temperature: 90°C
  • 4 infusions: 45, 60, 60, 90 sec

For best results in gongfu cha, brew in the traditional gaiwan or in a Yixing teapot. Too high water temperature would burn the leaves, resulting in bitter taste.