Vietnamese green tea made using wild assamica leaves from ancient 200-800 year old trees growing at 1500 meters in Ha Giang province, a region which shares a 270 kilometer border with Yunnan. An area that produces tea referred to as “Border Tea”. This tea isn’t drum baked like “5 Penny” but roasted by hand on a wood-fired cast iron pan.
Origin: Lung Phin, Ha Giang, Vietnam
Harvest: Spring, 2015
Color of liquor: ochre yellow
Aroma: roasted nuts, buttered corn
Flavor: silky smooth, chestnuts, lightly roasted
Temperature: 80º c
Steeping time: 1min; 1,5 min; 2,5min