An ancient and much loved tea
from China, large leaves are dried over smoky pine fires. As you might
imagine, the tea develops a distinctive smoky flavor. Give it a try when
you want a change of pace. A Harney & Sons Fine Tea
Lapsangs comes from The Wuyi Mountains (WuyiShan) in the northeastern part of Fujian Province. This was where black teas were first developed (called Bohea.) In the steeply forested mountains, wood was plentiful, so it came naturally to smoke tea like bacon. The leaves were slowly withered to create a complex tea, then the leaves were slowly dried in rooms with a smoky fire below.