Yunnan is a region in China known for producing excellent black tea. Yunnan black is famous for its fat golden buds and our Yunnan Black Tea has a high concentration of these golden buds. Tea brewed from our Yunnan Black Tea has a reddish brown color. The aroma is strong sugary and floral with a slight roasted undertone. The taste is smooth and sweet and the aftertaste is refreshing and clean.
During third century BC, the central area of Yunnan, around present day Kunming (major city), was known as 'Dian'. The name Dian Hong means "Yunnan Black tea". Often Yunnan black teas are referred to as Dian Hong teas. Yunnan black teas vary in their flavor and appearance.
This tes ia made of selected organic spring golden buds and buds and one-leaf from 2000 meters high mountain in Fengqing, Yunnan. This is an elegant tea in appearance and taste. The slender leaves are actually slender buds – sweet and delicious – that are each covered in a downy felt which signifies an early spring pluck. It has an enticing aroma, reminiscent of darkly-roasted coffee or bitter chocolate.
Brewing Guide: Use a heaping teaspoon for 8oz of water. Steep at 195-205° F for 2-3 minutes. For a stronger flavor, use slightly more tea leaves. For each subsequent brew, steep for 30 seconds each time.