Jeju Island Organic Black Tea in Tin, 25 Tea Bags (50g)
|Harvest Date||Around 15 May|
|Farm Location||Mt. Halla, Seongeup Village, Jeju Island, Korea|
|Harvest Method||Machine Harvested Young Leaves|
|Processing Method||Wilted (in sun and shade), tossed, rolled, oxidized and dried.|
This first flush (earliest spring growth) whole leaf balhyocha hongcha (oxidized black tea) was machine harvested before Ipha (the first day of the summer season), then wilted (in sun and shade), tossed, rolled, oxidized and dried. Selecting only the bud and two leaves from the harvested material, this USDA certified organic tea is similar in quality to handpicked sejak (small beak) jaksul (sparrow’s beak) hongcha (black tea).
This single estate tea comes from the fertile volcanic soil of the cool north slope of Mt. Halla on Jeju Island, located off Korea’s southern coast.
- Teas Unique® first flush (first machine harvest of the season) Korean hongcha (black tea).
- Machine harvested May 1-3 (before Ipha, the beginning of the summer season).
- From a single estate on the north slope of Mt. Halla, in Seonheul Village, Jeju Island, Korea.
- USDA Organic, prepared by wilting, tossing, rolling, oxidizing and drying.
- Produce of Korea, packaged in USA. Naturally gluten free. Packed in 25 pyramid tea bags (2g per bag) in a reusable latch-lock tea storage tin.