A lovely Autumn harvested tea from Yang Ta village in Jinggu county. Camellia Taliensis varietal tea leaves picked from 40 to 60 year old plantation bushes, and processed into this lovely and unique black tea.
This has been picked as 1 leaf to 1 bud sets and processed carefully rolling the tea into pellets. Like most Yunnan black teas the tea benefits from short-term aging and develops a malty sweet taste and lovely fragrance with a hint of chocolate and flowers.
The tea is carefully processed to keep its lovely appearance and guard its subtle sugarcane and malt flavors. This is an incredible and rare tea with an appearance and taste that will dazzle the drinker!
This exquisite black tea is made from Autumn harvested tea leaves. Simao area pure bud material. Picked when the tea is still just tender little buds, the tea is processed with great care to produce this lovely rolled Bi Luo Chun Black tea.
An incredible premium pure bud black tea. Made from the highest quality high altitude material from Ning'Er county of Simao. Only young bud sprouts are picked and then expertly processed into this delicate and textured Imperial grade black tea!
Purple leaf "Zi Cha" was harvested in Late April from the Jing Mai mountainous area in Lancang county of Simao. The fresh purple leaves were then processed into a flat needle style tea. The processed tea leaves are black with tiny golden shoots on some.
Tea infusion is grassy and slightly sweet taste with a pleasant bitterness and slightly astringent sensation that generally gives a very balanced taste. Strong fleshy leaves and stems with large tea buds allows brew this tea a huge amount of time!
Our Jingmai Wild Arbor tea is made from a naturally occurring Jingmai assamica varietal that is naturally hybridized and smaller in scale than pure assamica. The tea brews up a chocolate and floral sweetness much like a Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong, but with it's own unique character.
This is the classic recipe of light fermentation black tea that has been produced by the Feng Qing tea factory for decades. It is hand-processed at each stage and isn't rolled by machines so the leaf shape is well preserved and un-broken.
Processed with very light oxidization and roasting this Feng Qing area tea has a strong taste with some astringency and a long floral sweet after-taste. This tea will continue to age and develop over the years.
Da Qing village is a high altitude Jinggu village where old tea trees ranging from 80 to 300 years old grow. Our black tea is harvested from these tea trees and is the 1st flush harvest of Spring 2016.
The tea brews up a deep red tea soup, with a lovely floral front-end, and smooth thick sweet after-taste. Thick and viscous tea, complex and interesting, while lasting many infusions makes this a worthwhile newcomer to our offering here at Yunnan Sourcing!
"Yi Mei Ren" (彝美人) means literally Yi (Minority) Beauty. This tea is named "Yi Mei Ren" as its made from Wu Liang Mountain material, an area inhabited primarily by Yi Minority people and bears similarity to both and oolong and a black tea in its fragrance and taste.
A traditional process one leaf / one bud ratio black tea from the high mountains of Zhenyuan in Simao prefecture. Lightly wilted the leaves still have a slight greenish color amongst the vivid brown-red color.
This Yunnan varietal of Black tea is created from highest grade small bud Feng Qing spring season tea. This tea is picked when the buds are still young, the tea is then rolled, briefly fermented and then wok-dried by hand. The flavor is among the smoothest of any Black tea I have ever tasted.