In appearance: small, flagellum twisted reddish-brown tips. The aroma is restrained, woody. The infusion is transparent with a chestnut-red shade.
The bouquet of the ready-made tea is mature, woody, with notes of oak moss, baked chestnuts and autumn leaves. The aroma is low and warm, woody. The taste is full-bodied and mellow, sweetish, with a soft woody astringency, sourness of dried berries and velvety finish.
Steep the tea in a hot water (95°C) in a gaiwan or a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 6-8 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 10 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 2-3 seconds) increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can steep the tea up to 6-7 times.
«Luo Gongting» is a classic gongting shu puer: relaxing, smooth and mellow.