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Wild Purple Buds Red

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Wild Purple Buds Red | 野生紫芽紅茶


Tasting notes: Mulberry, clean, tangy
Origin: Dehong Dai & Jingpo AP, Yunnan, China
 Cultivar: Wild
Elevation: 1600-3000m
 Oxidation: ⦿⦿⦿⦿○

A rare wild black tea from a purple-tinted varietal indigenous to Yunnan, with a distinctive mulberry flavour. Harvested from trees in forests at 1,600-3,000m altitude, this tea is unlike most other black teas: there is no astringency, only a smooth, delicate texture. The purple tint comes from anthocyanidin, an antioxidant found commonly in blueberries.

The purple buds plant has long been a popular beverage among the Palaung people in Yunnan and Burma.

What is wild tea?

100ml Gaiwan
4g | 95°C | 1 min | 4 infusions

300ml Teapot
8g | 90°C | 3 mins | 2 infusions

Cold brew
15g | 1L | Refrigerated | 10-15 hrs

These are just guidelines. We recommend experimenting with a range of temperatures and leaf-to-water ratios to understand the tea and your own taste preferences.

Wild Purple Buds Red

$658

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