Description: Biluochun is a famous green tea originally grown in the Dongting mountain region near Lake Tai, Jiangsu, China. Also known as Pi Lo Chun, it is renowned for its delicate appearance, fruity taste, floral aroma, showy white hairs and early cropping. Different from common small leaves version harvested from Jiangsu provice, this beautiful Bi Luo Chun is from high elevation plateau in Yunnan province, China.
Yunnan Province is in the far South West region of China With its sub tropical climate this is where tea came from! Famously known for its black teas and Pu-erh aged teas. This particular region, along the border, with Myanmar has a rare lush microclimate. The local Wa ethnic people who farm these gardens promote biodiversity and ecological balance by preserving thousands of shade trees and allowing grasses to grow among the tea plants. This high quality Yunnan Green Tea is very well made with lots of silvery tips.
A bright clear greenish colour in cup with a refreshing taste. The brew is green, almost light yellow-green. The taste is cooling, astringent with fruity tones. Refreshing green tea with distinctive notes of sweet chrysanthemum blossoms peaked with subtle wildflower honey and freshly baked chestnut brioche.
This is a supreme quality green tea made of two young spring tea leafs and a bud as you can see in the picture. The tea trees are grown on the mountain 1200-1800 meters above sea level, untouched by pollution. It is made from the Yunnan Broad Leaf variety, which gives it its distinctive aroma and taste. This green tea enhances the natural full bodied character and its rich, delicate flavour. It has an unmistakable aroma.
Brewing guide: 1 tsp for 200ml, 1-3 min, 75 °C. Brew with boiled water at a temperature of 75 to 80 degrees and leave to infuse for 1 to 3 minutes. As with many green teas avoid over brewing which brings a harsher taste.