059 | Blossom Dearie | 拉拉山紅茶
Blossom Dearie, a jazz songwriter and pianist, is our west village treasure. This namesake black tea, naturally grown on the mountains of La La Shan, radiates ease. One of the few black teas made with Qingxin, a small leaf varietal, its voice is elegant. Its notes of fig and sugarcane, lend to a velvet and balanced flavor. It’s sounds rich and alluring, like a song that never gets old. Blossom Dearie is a west village native.
Origin: Fuxing District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan
Tea maker: Lu Zhi Qiang
Elevation: 1,600 meters
Flavor Profile: Dried figs, red fruit, cherries, sugar plum, cacao
Mouth feel: Generous, juicy, velvety