From our SpecialTEA selection Tai Lake Pi Luo Chun (also called Bi Luo Chun) showcases young, short, curly leaves with an abundance of gorgeous fuzzy buds. It has a dry, sweet aroma of flower and pear. After steeping the liquor shows itself in a pale yellow with light and crisp floral notes and a faint sweet nutty note accompanied by a lingering apricot in the finish.
About the leaves: Grown between 300-900 meters above sea level in the Tai Lake region of Suzhou, Jiangsu, China, and hand-plucked in early May this Pi Luo Chun features 1 bud and 1 or 2 leaves. Subpar leaves, fannings, and other impurities are thoroughly picked out.
Ingredients: Green Tea.
Steeping Instructions: use one teaspoon of leaves with for every 8 fl oz 70-80ºC/ 158-170°F water; steep for ~2-3 minutes*.
About the tea: Contains caffeine.
*Tastes are different. The steeping instructions are recommendations, but we suggest experimenting with different steeping temperatures to find your preferred tea taste. Depending on the water quality boiling the water may be advisable. You can let the water cool to the desired temperature.