High Mountain Snow Shan Black Tea Description:
Harvested from up to 1,400 ft. high in the Vietnamese Himalayas, this silky-smooth black tea is rich with notes of sweet honey and cedar. A rare prize for the true connoisseur.
Vietnamese Black Tea
Vietnamese Tea Significance:
Vietnam has long grown and produced teas with the practice dating back some 3,000 years and developed commercially by the French in the 1800’s. Today tea is produced throughout the country though most production occurs in the southern part of the country. The government of Vietnam considers tea a strategic commodity and has supported the growth and development of the industry and many of the growers are small farmers throughout the country.
- Step 1:
- Preheat mug with boiling water, discard and refill.
- Step 2:
- Steep 2 round tsp or 3-4 grams of tea per 8 oz of water.
- Step 3:
- Steep for 3-5 minutes as desired. Experiment with slightly cooler water or shorter steeping times. Try one additional steeping if desired.