2018 Yunnan Fancy Grade black tea

Yunnan Fancy Grade

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Black Tea

 

Yunnan Fancy Grade

 

Manufacture: orthodox dian hong manufacture
Oxidation: fully-oxidized

 

Appearance: medium-length leaf, twist-shape with some tip
Flavor: toasty, nutty flavor
Aroma: earthy aroma with hints of biscuit
Liquor: dark amber-colored liquor tinged with highlights of copper

 

Yunnan Province, China

2018 Late Spring (June)

Use 1 teaspoon (2-3 grams) per 6 oz water
Steep 1 infusion at 3-5 minutes.
Water temperature should be 190°F-200°F

Our Yunnan Fancy Grade Tea is the work-horse of the Yunnan black tea family. Good as a self-drinker and also used extensively as a base tea for blending, this delicious tea has been a part of Tea Trekker’s tea selection for as long as we have been selling tea, 40 years and counting.

We love the rich, caramel smooth style and gentle flavor of this elegant black tea – it is a classic taste.  There is a lot of flavor in this medium-length tea – more so than other larger leaf Yunnan teas that are sweeter. While this tea does not have the complexity of many of the budset Yunnan black teas, nor the wildly spicy or earthy flavors that shine in many of the region-specific or sub-varietal-specific cultivars that are sourced from specific mountains or micro-climates in this far southwestern China province, what it offers is reliable consistency in a wonderfully soothing, delicious, well-drinking cup.

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