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Yunnan Dian Hong Golden Buds

Yunnan Dian Hong Golden Buds

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USDA Organic


Harvest Date: March 20- April 4th, 2020
Elevation: 1600m-1820m
Cultivar: Mengku Da Ye Yunnan broad leaf

Our selection of Golden Buds feature single-bud plucks from the Mengku Da Ye Broad Leaf tea variety of Yunnan and is expertly oxidized according to wrapped-pile oxidation tactics developed in the 1950's. This is an amazing quality of premium black tea with a unique performance of flavor and pristine appearance. Yunnan Dian Hong Golden Buds is an excellent tea for brewing in the Gongfu style, using a Gaiwan to capture and savor the lingering, caramelized sweetness that this tea has to offer.

Yunnan Dian Hong Golden Buds is grown in a biodiverse and exceptionally well-managed organic tea garden in Wa Shan, a lush mountainous region of southwestern Yunnan named after the Wa ethnic minority group who calls it home.


Wa Shan, Cangyuan county, Yunnan province, China

Tasting Notes

Caramelized brown sugar, sansho leaf, black date, plum, chocolate, leather


Organic Black Tea

Traditional Preparation

Add 6g tea leaves to a Gaiwan or Gongfu Teapot (per 150ml).
Use 200°F water
Infuse for 30 seconds and decant.
2nd infusion: 15 seconds
3rd infusion: 30 seconds
4+: add 15 seconds per infusion


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