Phoenix Hong Cha Coins
Phoenix Hong Cha Coins // Fenghuang Hong Cha Quán // 2021
Compressed Red/Black Tea
Zero Waste Refill (in store collection only at present)
From Fenghuang Mountain, Wu Dong Village, Chaozhou, Guangdong Province, China.
This tea is organically grown!
Tightly pressed coins or miniture tea cakes, revealing coarse leaves that are glossy, thick and high quality with deep bluish black hues. The damp leaves giving full honey orchid aromas, deep fruit and woody fragrances, the tea soup is rich deep red tones with great clarity tasting extremely fruity, smooth woodiness and clean mouthfeel with a floral sweetness and from rich, deep malts comes a honey sweetness that is long lasting and full in the mouth.
Harvested in Spring 2021, at approximately 600m elevation, picking 2-3 half matured leaves from tea bushes of a Shui Xian cultivar that are around 80 years old grown on Phoenix Mountain, heavy oxidised and finished using the most traditional processes by Tea Master Song Lin & family.
Brew Guide - Gong Fu Style:
Tea 1 Hong Cha Coin
Water per 100ml
At 95*c for a short rinse & a decent length 1st infusion,
90*c for the following 3 infusions,
85*c when the leaves have fully opened up.
Time 20 seconds + recommended but adjust to personal taste.