China Lapsang Souchong 100g


Strong tea smoked over an open flame

China Lapsang Souchong is a heavy, smoky tea flavored with smoke from pine needles.

This luxury version from China is very good to drink ‘sec’ in combination with a hearty meal or just with something sweet. The distinctive flavour of this tea can be found in many Asian dishes. Delicious with: meat, oily fish, Asian and Indian dishes.

  • Flavour: Earthy, heavy and strongly smoked. Has something almost alcoholic like a peated whiksy at times.
  • Harvest: ‘second flush’, April-July
  • Origin: Fujian, Wuyi, ChinaOrigin: Fujian, Wuyi, China
  • Altitude: 900 m above sea level
  • Oxidation: 100%
  • Weight: 100 gram

steeping: 2-3 min. – water temperature: 100ºC – 1 teaspoon per cup