Vietnamese tea, a rare and surprisingly fresh product
Most Vietnamese tea plantations are located in the DàLat region. Located in the south of the country, this mountainous region benefits from a mild climate particularly suitable for growing Camelia Sinensis. With very low temperature variations and a temperate climate, the area is ideal for tea plants to flourish. The productions, often small, offer varied teas with delicate and original flavors. The tea leaves are picked by hand and rolled delicately in order to preserve their vegetal flavor perfectly. If Vietnamese green tea is the most widespread, Vietnam also produces some white teas that are real rarities. Vietnamese tea is distinguished by its high quality and unique flavors. It develops sweet and fresh aromas that will delight tea lovers while remaining very accessible.
What is the best Vietnamese tea?
Vietnam is famous for its floral scented teas. Although the country also produces natural tea, Vietnamese people show a particular attachment to flower teas. The delicate green tea leaves are impregnated with lotus or jasmine according to a traditional method that requires nearly a month of work. It takes 1400 stamens to prepare 1 kilo of jasmine tea, which also explains its high price.