Opinion | Zen and tasting time with aged tea
Smoked in bamboo barrels or pressed and fermented, these teas qualify for a mid-morning meditation ritual
Tea, like most foods, has a shelf life. Yet, some are prized for their age. Connoisseurs sometimes choose to “rest" a tea for weeks or months, to allow the flavours to develop. But aged tea? That’s a world unto itself, as I found out.