Moderately roasted revealing a stunning depth of flavor, it opens with fresh honeysuckle, iris and orchids and transitioning into notes of marzipan and almond. This complex tea has a deep tannic structure and elegant bitterness that provides a refreshing finish reminiscent of mineral springs.
7 grams | 1 tbsp
Add 1 tbsp (7g) tea per 8 ounces water into a small gaiwan or teapot.
Use 200°F water
Briefly rinse leaves. Decant and discard this infusion.
Add water and infuse for 20 seconds.
Repeat for a second infusion. Increase the steeping time to 30 seconds.
Repeat for another 3+ infusions. Increase the steeping time by 15 seconds with each additional infusion.
Gaiwan Brewing from Rishi Tea on YouTube.