Yunnan Purple Buds
Organic Black Tea

  • 100g

  • 16 servings
    $0.93 per cup
  • Qty     Increase Quantity Decrease Quantity
  • Teaser
  • Qty     Increase Quantity Decrease Quantity
  • Description
  • Origin
  • Brewing Guidelines

Cultivar: Zi Juan "Purple Beauty"
Elevation: 1,850m
Harvest Date: April-May 2016

This tea offers a taste of one of the most unique tea tree cultivars: Zi Juan or "Purple Beauty." This tea plant strain was selectively bred from ancient Irrawaddy sinensis plants growing in Burma and western Yunnan. Purple Beauty has reddish purple leaves that are high in anthocyanin, a purple pigment and antioxidant found in red and blue fruits like blueberries, blackcurrant, Concord grapes, and bilberries. Yunnan Purple Buds is one of the most popular teas in Asia this year, being widely celebrated as a health tea with beneficial antioxidants.



Tasting Notes: Rare cultivar black tea offering a stimulating energy with aromas of white grape skin and wild rose and lingering hints of violet.

Ingredients: Organic black tea

Yunnan, China
Tea: 1 tbsp per 8 oz water
Temperature: 200°F
Time: 3-4 minutes
We Also Recommend

Reviews
2 Reviews Total - Overall User Rating Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon
Click here to write your own review.
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Yunnan Purple Buds
By Juliette Caulkins on January 6, 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, WI United States
Absolutely Top Notch! Beautiful black tea, smooth, aromatic, light yet with depth.

Was this review helpful?  
Yes0   No0

Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Collectable
By David A. Mihaila on July 11, 2016
Diamond Head, HI United States
Caramel brown liquor with whispers of cremini mushroom, truffle, and forest floor makes this silky smooth Burgundian-like tea a connoisseur's pick for 2016. Enjoy!

Was this review helpful?  
Yes4   No0

Close