Yunnan Golden Bud

Regular price $4.00

This beautiful black tea from Yunnan, known as the birthplace of tea, is toasty and floral in fragrance and robust in flavors.

Also known as Dianhong, it was first invented in 1939 as produced from the Large Leaf cultivar. ‘Dian’ is the short name for Yunnan province and ‘hong’ means red in Chinese. In China, black tea is called red tea, which reflects the color of the tea liquid and the steeped tea leaves.


Tea Information

  • Tea: Black
  • AKA: Dianhong Golden Bud
  • Cultivar: Fengqing Large Leaf
  • Region: Fengqing, Yunnan, China
  • Plant age: 10-20 years
  • Altitude: 900-1000m/2900-3300ft
  • Harvest: Spring 2017
  • Aroma: Vivacious and fragrant
  • Flavor: Bold and rich with fruity floral undertone.

Recommended Brewing Instructions

  • Water: 1 cup (230mL/8oz)
  • Tea: 3 teaspoons (2.5g/0.1oz)
  • Brewing Temp: 100oC/212oF
  • Brewing Time: 3 minutes.

Tea notes - this delicious black tea can be re-steeped for about 2 times depending on your taste buds.

Artisan Tea Club - If for any reason you do not like the teas you have received, please contact us at and our tea expert will contact you for any questions about the tea and/ brewing you might have. If after the discussion, you are still not satisfy with the tea, we will be happy to send you an extra bag of tea free along with your next month's Tea Club taking in consideration of your preference.

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