Yongde Da Hei Cha (wild tea from the ancient tea trees of Yongde county)

$40.50 / 50g
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«Dark Leaf» is an excellent young sheng, offering invigorating mouth experience! It contains everything necessary for long-term ageing.


Visual description

Dry leaf: large, dark-green flagella of twisted leaves.

The fragrance is fresh and tender, deep, floral- herbaceous.

The infusion is transparent with white grapes hue.

Taste and aroma

The bouquet of ready-made tea is vivid, fresh, multifaceted and herbaceous, with floral, nutty and fruity notes.

The aroma is intensive and floral-herbaceous.

The taste is full-bodied, sappy, oily, sweet and a bit tart, with light citrus sourness and lingering finish.

General information

«Dark Leaf» was made from the first spring shoots of thousand-year-old tea trees with dark leaves (Da Hay) in March 2020 in Younde District (Lincang County) in the Northwest of Yunnan Province.

Brewing method

Brew the tea with hot water (80-95°C) in a gaiwan or a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 4-5 g per 100 ml. The first infusion should last for 6-8 seconds. After that do short infusions (just for 1-2 seconds), increasing the infusion time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can infuse the tea up to approximately 12 times.