This fine example of a wonderful Sweet Pi Lo Chun catches your eye with its dark green leaves and many little white buds.
The light green, almost yellow, very bright infusion surprises the taste buds with finely tart and sweet nuances and finishes off with light floral notes.
Harvested by hand between April and May only the freshest leaf, the bud and two to three youngest leaves are picked and processed.
The name Pi Lo Chun translates:
Pi: The colour of the tea (green like emerald)
Lo: The shape of the leaves (small snails)
Chun: Spring (harvest time)
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Tea Garden For Sweet Pi Lo Chun
The Qingshan tea garden is part of the Chinese province Hunan.
The sizable estate includes 350 acres approved for organic farming.
The garden is set in a mountainous landscape with an altitude of around 750m and is part of a peninsula in the middle of an artificial lake.
Of the 200 families living in the area, 148 are involved in tea production.
How To Brew
- 2 tsp for 0.3l
- 80 C
- 2 min
- Repeat brewing of up to 3 to 5 times possible