This is a limited-production black tea with a bittersweet finish. Golden buds have a captivating, chocolate orange aroma, and an ever-so-slight smoky undertone. The golden buds are carefully hand-selected from the most tender downy tips to make up this decadent brew. An elegant expression of texture and aftertaste. A sophisticated tea for breakfast or any other time of day.
Type: Black tea
Cultivar: Da Ye Zhong
Origin: Lancang Jiang river, Yunnan, China
Tasting notes: An orange to amber liquor, smooth texture with a complex yet unique bouquet of fruity flowery, honeyed notes and balanced undertones of cacao and tobacco
Temperature: 90-95 degrees
Brewing instructions: Western method: Approx. 1-2 scoops or 2-3 grams for every 150ml of water for a 2-3 minute infusion
Gong fu method; 2-3 scoops or 5 grams for every 150ml of water. First infusion 20-30 seconds and then 40-50 seconds for up to 6 infusions.
Pair with: full English breakfast, lightly salted foods, grilled meats, milk or white chocolate, cured meats and salted fish
Ingredients: Chinese black tea
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