Premium Lapsang Souchong (Zhengshan Xiaozhong)

(1 customer review)

From: $40.99/50g

Lapsang Souchong is the world’s oldest black tea variety. It has a history of more than 400 years, dating back to the middle and late Ming Dynasty. It was created by local tea farmers in the Wuyi Mountain area, Fujian province.

Our Premium Lapsang Souchong is not smoked, which means it remains dark brown, nearly black in color. The leaves are stout with a slight twist. The tea soup is bright red. It tastes very sweet and mellow, with a longan flavor and floral aroma. It tastes more delicate than the standard Lapsang Souchong combined with a very special fragrance belongs to Tongmuguan which is very hard to describe it but we highly recommend you try this Premium Lapsang Souchong if you have a chance.  It also can brew for more times than the ordinary one.  You can also consume it with milk and honey.

The tea plantation – Tongmuguan, at the heart of Wuyishan Nature Reserve, is the birthplace of this premium Lapsang Souchong black tea. Nowadays, very little tea really comes from Tongmuguan; however, our Premium Lapsang Souchong Black Tea is an exception. It is of very high quality and has a very special aroma.

The producing area – Wuyishan Nature Reserve has a subtropical monsoon climate. This very famous natural reserve, which is 96.3% forest, provides an advantageous natural environment for Golden Eyebrow. The average altitude of the main producing area is about 1,200 meters. For almost 120 days a year, it is misty. The annual average temperature is around 11–18°C and the average precipitation about 2,000mm. The soil pH is 4.5 to 5.

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Origin:Fujian
Caffeine Level: (High)
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Brewing Guide

If using a Gaiwan Gongfu style, infuse 3 teaspoons of Lapsang Souchong Black Tea for 125ml gaiwan in hot water (90℃) for around 10 seconds for the first brew, extending the infusion time for the following brew. If not using a Gaiwan Gongfu style, infuse 3 teaspoons of Lapsang Souchong Black Tea for 125ml teacup, 6 teaspoons for 250ml glass or 12 teaspoons for 500ml teapot steep for around 1-2 minutes. Do not using boiling water because it will destroy the vitamin C and other beneficial contents of the leaves; it will also accelerate the precipitation of phenolic substances such as caffeine and tea polyphenols, which will make tea taste sour and bitter.

Premium Lapsang Souchong Black Tea can be brewed many more times than the standard tea.

Brewing with milk: Brew Lapsang Souchong for around five minutes in hot water (90℃). Then add milk and sugar.

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1 review for Premium Lapsang Souchong (Zhengshan Xiaozhong)

  1. Ethan R.

    This is my favorite black tea.So convenient and the pros of having this at night after all the food eaten in a day, just makes me feel like my stomach is doing its job.The quality is great and very special aroma.

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