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Dian Hong is a classic Chinese black tea from Yunnan Provence. Our variety comes from the large leaf pu-erh tea trees and is full of enormous golden buds. This Dian Hong gives off a rich chocolaty fragrance when heated. When brewed the soup has a bold texture and flavour like hot chocolate and, like pu-erh, the sweetness develops with each brew. If the brew time is increased with each steeping, this tea's bold character will last for some time.

Brew for less then 1 minute to 2 minutes at about 205°F; 3 to 4 steepings.

Dian Hong   Golden Needle
Origin Yunnan, China
Form Leaf
Equivalent 1 oz. is about 1/2 cup
Add To Basket $5.75 per oz.