We can thank the famous Ruby #18 cultivar for this sweet black tea from the vicinity of the Sun Moon Lake in Nantou, Taiwan.
The Ruby #18 cultivar was developed in Nantou by the Taiwanese Tea Research and Extension Station. It is a cross between a Taiwanese wild tea shrub and a Burmese Camellia Assamica.
- Flavor: floral scent, honey sweet flavor, wintergreens, full-bodied.
- Origin: Sun Moon Lake, Yuchi Township, Nantou, Taiwan
- Cultivar: Red Ruby #18
- Oxidatieniveau: 100% (complete)
- Weight: 30 grams
brewing time: 3-4 mins. - water temperature: 90-95ºC - 1 teaspoon per cup
lends itself to multiple brews