Hand-picked Ruby18 AAA

A beautiful example of a Ruby black tea, hand-picked at Mr. Li Ming’s natural tea gardens in Songboling in the Ming Jian area of Taiwan. Ruby teas use a cultivar which is a cross of the original Taiwanese Shan tea plant and an Assamese cultivar – this cross produces a very special black tea, characterised by a clear, ruby-red tea liquor and a distinct menthol aroma. This tea is noble, velvety smooth with fruity undertones and that pleasant, surprising, cool mint aftertaste.

Flavour profile: velvety smooth, subtly medicinal, mint, fruity background, deep





location Songbolin, Ming Jian, Nantou, Taiwan
cultivar TTES 18 Ruby
harvest June 2022
water 95°/150ml
tea 5g
time 1m/30s/1m/1.5m/+
water 95°/450ml
tea 8g
time 3m


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