Yunnan Golden Needles
A highly prized black tea from Yunnan Province, China.
A straight and pointy leaf, golden in colour, with soft golden downy fur covering the newest leaf shoots and black tips. The glistening golden leaves create a copper liquor, medium mouthfeel with no astringency.
Sweet - smooth - honey - malt - wood
honey, cinnamon, chocolate, nutmeg, pepper, shortbread
Leaf: 3 grams
Water: 95* C
Time: 2 -3 mins or begin at 1 mins & increase time by 30 secs per subsequent infusion.
Infusions: 1 +
Origin: Yunnan Province
Appearance: Straight and pointy leaf, with tiny golden downy fur
Process: Leaves are hand plucked, sun withered, machine twist, ferment 6 hours by machine, baked, refined.