Some teas manifest better in quick short infusions, some not. 5 minutes, 7 minutes or some even 8 — many green and black teas simply shine when they are steeped in a small leaf to water ratio and for a long time. A shallow vessel does not do the job well. A tall one with a thicker wall does. Like this Ming Yao Long Brew Maker. Complete with an efficient spout and a built-in strainer. From Ming Tao in Fujian. Bringing out quality takes patience. Give the tea enough infusion.
Pot capacity: 200 ml Material: Celadon ware Origin: Fujian, China Packing: Recycled paper cushion in kraft carton Content: 1 infusion vessel with lid This is a handmade item. Slight variations in color, pattern, shape and details from the particular one used in these pictures should be expected.
Silo Chahai has the advantage of being tall and nicely transparent for seeing the true colors of your infusion. It can be doubled as a tea pot for showing off the nice shape of your fine tealeaves as they unfold to sink and float.
Artist: Pan Zhi Ying of Studio Qicai Tang (Seven Color Hall) Pot name/style: Shuiping (Water Level) 2010, in the style of the era of Cultural Revolution Material: Matured Qingshui-ni Capacity: 140 ml 潘志英（七彩堂）2010 原礦老坑清水泥