Black very smoked tea
Whole leaf tea with quite similar characteristics to Lapsang Souchong , but even more smoked. For one who prefers very smoked teas.
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HOW TO PREPARE
85 to 90°C
We recommend a water temperature in between 85 to 90°C (185-194°F)
It is the standard time for infusion, but you can adapt it according to your taste
When to drink ?
Better in the morning
Dosage2g per cup
What distinguishes black teas from other teas
Every tea plant originally gives the same type of tea
After picking, several different operations transform the green leaves into black tea: these operations are carried out in the region where the tea is grown.
Withering: Withering consists in leaving the leaves to dry in the open air so that they lose a large part of their water content.
Rolling: The leaves are rolled together, taking care not to break them. This releases some of the sap and juices that give black tea its characteristic flavour.
Fermentation: During this phase the leaves are placed in a humid oven for several hours: oxidation takes place and the leaves turn black. Semi-fermented teas (such as Oolongs) have a shorter fermentation time, which explains their slightly bluish colour.
Sifting and grading: The various operations can break the more fragile leaves; quality teas are made from the whole leaves that remain in the sieve. The black tea is now ready to be packaged and sent to Compagnie & Co, where it will either be packaged directly or flavoured.
If the process is more or less the same in the different regions of production, the duration of the various steps can change and, as a result, black teas with different notes and savours are obtained. This can be compared to wine production: in the same wine-growing region, wines differ from one vineyard to another.
Compagnie & Co has a wide selection of plain black teas.
Treat yourself to one of our Yunnan, Oolong, Ceylon, Pu Erh or Lapsang Souchong teas.
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The opinions of our customers
Yvan B. published the 28/01/2024 following an order made on 13/01/2024
Excellent thé fumé, fait partie de mes préférés.
Paul Jean C. published the 20/01/2024 following an order made on 05/01/2024
pas assez fumé
Pascal S. published the 16/01/2024 following an order made on 02/01/2024
envoi rapide et produit d 'excellente qualité .
Christophe C. published the 25/12/2023 following an order made on 11/12/2023
Je m'attendais à encore plus de saveur.
Elise M. published the 09/11/2023 following an order made on 23/10/2023
Je m'attendais à un goût fumé beaucoup plus prononcé
Comment from Compagnie & Co the 24/11/2023
Bonjour, Nous sommes navrés que Tarry Souchong ne vous apporte pas entière satisfaction. Nous vous recommandons d'adapter légèrement les critères de préparation (durée d'infusion et température de l'eau) afin d'obtenir une liqueur plus adaptée à votre palais. Nous vous informons également que nous avons pris soin de remonter votre avis auprès du service concerné. Nous restons à disposition, votre Service Client.