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Yunnan Golden Bud

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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 Fengqing Big 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.


More about this Yunnan Golden Bud:

  • Tea type: Black
  • Other name: Dianhong Golden Bud
  • Cultivar: Fengqing Big Leaf
  • Region: Fengqing, Yunnan, China
  • Plant age: 10-20 years
  • Altitude: 900-1000m/2900-3300ft
  • Harvest: Spring 2018
  • Aroma: Vivacious and fragrant
  • Flavor: Bold and rich with fruity floral undertone.

Recommended Brewing Instructions:

  • 1 cup (230mL/8oz) water
  • 3 teaspoons (2.5g/0.1oz) tea leaves 
  • 100oC/212oF brewing temperature
  • 3 minutes brewing time