Yunnan Gold
Yunnan Gold

Yunnan Gold

Regular price $5.00

Style: Black

Origin: Yunnan Province, China

Description: This beautiful black tea, known also as Dian Hong, offers a wonderful rich and satisfying cup. The golden tips add a full flavour with a sweet finish, typical of Yunnan teas.

Tasting Notes: A smooth and well-rounded tea with warm toasty notes and hints of sweet golden grass.

Brewing Instructions: 2g per cup; 100ºC water; steep 3-5 minutes

Certified Organic

China has a rich and ancient tradition of producing high quality teas of all varieties, and black tea is no exception. This is where tea culture and industry, as we know it, began nearly 2,000 years ago.

Known as ‘Red Tea’ in China, the tea leaves from the Camellia sinensis sinensis plant are smaller and finer than their Indian counterparts, the Camellia sinensis assamica, and prefer cooler mountainous regions. Usually plucked by hand and gently processed, the end result are exquisitely fragrant teas with lesser levels of astringency and a soft body.

Several Chinese provinces are famous for their regional tea selections: Fujian Province is home to the well-known, pine-smoked Lapsang Souchong, while Keemun tea, the official choice of the British Queen, is produced in Anhui Province. Yunnan province produces the ever-popular varieties of Yunnan black tea and is also the region where China started its tea cultivation.

The organic teas we import are artisanally farmed and crafted. They may change with each harvest season. The same tea harvested at a different time of year and processed by a different tea maker will vary slightly in flavour and finish.

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