BENIFUKI BLACK 1st FLUSH 2022 | べにふうき紅茶 2022
Benifuki is the most popular cultivar for Japanese black tea. Sunset orange coloured liquor has a round medium body, with notes of white peach and soy sauce followed by a lingering lily aftertaste. The second infusion brings more prominent floral notes with a slight hint of Kyoho grape skin astringency. This is a first flush tea grown without synthetic fertiliser or pesticides on an award-winning tea farm in Yame, Fukuoka.
Origin: Yame, Fukuoka
Tasting Notes: White peach, soy sauce, lily, kyoho grape skin
Season: 11 May 2022
Elevation: 550 m
Picking: Bud and three leaves
Firing: 90℃ 60 mins
Net Weight: 30 g
How to Brew: Steep 4 g per 120 ml of 90℃ for 40 secs.
(Add 5-10 secs for each infusion. You can brew multiple times. )