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Rose Dian Hong Black Tea

Rose fragrance, mellow taste

$2.00
Rose Dian Hong Black Tea

Rose fragrance, mellow taste

Rating:
93% of 100
Categories:
BlackFlavored
Summary
Origin:

Fengqing County, Lincang City, Yunnan Province, China

Season:

Spring Tea

Harvest Date:

May 3, 2017

Dry Leaf:

Golden buds and dark leaves, mixed with roses

Aroma:

Lovely rose aroma

Liquor:

Bright orange-red

Taste:

Well balanced rose fragrance and black tea full-bodied, sweet taste

Tea Bush:

Fengqing large-leaf species

Tea Garden:

Feng Shan Tea Area

Caffeine:

Less than 40% of a cup of coffee

Storage:

Store in airtight, opaque packaging; keep refrigerated

Shelf Life:

36 Months

Angel's Comment:

This elegant Rose Black Tea is also a great choice for making Iced Tea.

Certification:

Eurofins Certification

The roses from France have rich fragrance. Mixing the rose with Dian Hong black tea from Yunnan Province produces this pleasing Rose Black Tea. It will bring you a fantastic experience of taste by the perfect combination of Dian Hong’s mellow, sweet flavor and rose’s bright fragrance.

Recommend Brewing Method

Cup Method

Chinese Gongfu Method

Teacup: 12oz / 355ml Gaiwan: 3.8oz / 110ml
194℉ / 90℃ 194℉ / 90℃
2 Teaspoons / 2.5g Tea 5g Tea
Brewing time: 3 - 5 mins 7 steeps: rinse, 10s, 15s, 25s, 35s, 45s, 60s, 90s
      Rinse time is around 5 seconds
Tea Garden

The region of Fengshan area in Yunnan is a prominent place for Dian Hong Black Tea and Puerh Tea. There’re lots of old tea trees that are aged to a few hundred years and some are even up to a thousand years old or more. Fengshan, joint Xiaowan town to the East, Sanchahe to the South, Menyou and Desili to the west, and Dasi to the North, is a main area in Fengqing that cover more than 50 000 mu tea planting with mainly above 1900 meters altitude.

Fengshan Tea Area

Tea Farmer

An authentic Yunnan farmer, Mr. Zhou has been avidly contributing to the tea business for over 20 years. A short chat with Mr. Zhou revealed his passion and insistence of the traditional tea process. He values the quality inside tea and his experience came from spending most of his time on tea mountains. Mr. Zhou is passionate about bringing out the nature of tea to share with tea lovers around the world and claims that the best environment for growing perfect tea trees is in Fengqing.

Tea Famer Mr. Zhou

Origin

The Dian Hong Black Teas are produced in Fengqing, which is located in the south of Dianxi Longitudinal Valley. Fengqing is a county in Lincang, one of the four famous Pu-erh production areas (Xishuangbanna, Pu’er, Lincang and Baoshan), and is one of the first origin places of tea in the world. It is famous for being the hometown of Yunnan black tea in Lincang. Fengqing has a long history of planting, producing and drinking tea and it contains a throng of mountains alternated with rivers.

Map of Fengqing

Tea Bush

This Dian Hong Black Tea is made from Fengqing large-leaf species that belong to Yunnan large-leaf species. The sexual propagation, arbour, super large-leaf means this big plant can reach over 6 meters tall. In 1984 the Fengqing large-leaf species was certified by the Chinese Government as national grade and was numbered as “Huacha NO. 13 (GsCT13)”. This species contains an abundant amount of tea polyphenol and catechin. The formation of these teas in the spring is 2.9% amino acid, 30.2% tea polyphenol, 3.2% caffeine and 13.4% catechin.

History

The best place to grow tea due to its natural environment is Fengqing, Yunnan and that’s where Dian Hong Black Tea was first produced in the 1930’s. The first batches were instantly popular and quickly exported through Hong Kong to England and other Western countries. Nowadays, Dian Hong is one of the most respected and widely known types of Chinese black tea. It is held with the utmost regard in China and is presented as gifts by the government to visiting dignitaries.

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