“Tây Côn Lĩnh Đỏ” is a rare red “Shan Tuyết” tea from Hà Giang province in the far north of Vietnam. This red tea is harvested from hundred-year-old tea plants, some over 300 years old. The name Tây Côn Lĩnh actually comes from the mountain range on which wild tea plants have grown for hundreds of years.
Fruity and caramelized from the first infusion, it will surprise you with its subtle aromas reminiscent of honey, forest and forest fruits. This unique red tea develops complex flavors of malt and toast. Tây Côn Lĩnh Đỏ red tea is essentially composed of large buds covered with fine downs reminiscent of snow, hence its name “Shan Tuyết” which means “snow” in Vietnamese.
Some tasting tips for TÂY CÔN LĨNH ĐỎ red tea :
|About 4 grams of tea for 30cl of water.|
|To reveal all the qualities of TÂY CÔN LĨNH ĐỎ green tea, we recommend water between 80 and 85 °C.|
|Between 10 and 20 seconds large max. Up to 5 infusions with the same leaves.|
|As TÂY CÔN LĨNH ĐỎ red tea is a tonic red tea, we recommend it in the morning and at noon. It is also ideal before a physical effort.|