Our ancient Black Tree Tea possesses a unique, rich, wildflower/honey aroma and has a very distinctive chocolate taste. We highly recommend this tea to newbies and connoisseurs alike. It offers a richer and greater complex taste than other common Yunnan black teas making this a rare and special treat.
Made from the ancient (300-year-old) forest-grown tea tree variety, Camellia Taliensis, found only in South West Yunnan. Only fresh leaves of the ancient wild trees are used to craft Black Beauty Tea.
Appearance: Golden brown, tawny
Aroma: Wildflowers, cacao, honey,
Flavour: Cacao, dark chocolate, caramel, cherry, honey,
1-3g of tea per teacup (200ml). Boil fresh, filtered water to 95℃. Steep for 2-3 minutes.
Try this with a larger leaf ratio and short steeping time too (traditionally called gong fu style). Boil water to 95℃. Use 4-8g tea leaves in your Tea BasketorGaiwan It should give you 6-8 rounds: start off with 6s, 8s, 10s, 15s, 20s, etc.
Worry notif you don’t have traditionalgongfu teaware. You can easily use your Tea Basketto steep the tea in your cup or use a small teapot not using more than 150-200ml water. Porcelain is highly recommended, for bringing out the optimal flavour of the Black Beauty tea.