Golden Buds Jasmine Black Tea

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Jasmine Golden Buds Black Tea

  • Single buds, or few one bud with one leaf
  • Sweet and mellow when the first entrance, combining the fresh fragrance of jasmine and rich mouthfeel of black tea
  • Black tea – Simao County, Puer City, Yunnan Province, ChinaJasmine – Hengxian, Nanning City, Guangxi Province, China
  • Nanling Tea Garden (altitude is about 1500 meters)
  • Rich jasmine aroma and pekoe flavor
  • Less than 40% of a cup of coffee

Golden Buds Jasmine Black Tea , is made from one bud with one leaf of the Yunnan large-leaf “Dayezhong” spring tea.Traditionally, jasmine tea is mainly made of green tea. The reason why we don’t use black tea is that black tea belongs to fermented tea, when scented with jasmine flowers, the tea may easily get over fermented, so that may affects its good quality. After brewing, the tea liquid is particularly clear with a naturally sweet taste, while the Dian Hong full-leaf has a sweeter, more caramel-like taste. The most prominent part of this tea is its pure, clean taste, like sweet spring water from the mountains. This is a fairly light black tea, suitable for both beginners who want an easy introduction to Dian Hong as well as veteran tea-drinkers to enjoy a softer variety.

Teabeau’s Jasmine Golden Buds Black Tea is made by the single tea buds of Yunnan large-leaf tea bush species, and scented with the jasmine flowers from Hengxian, Guangxi. This is the first jasmine flavored black tea in Teabeau. When brewing, the first smell is its fresh jasmine fragrance, and it will never be overwhelming. The tea liquid is sweet, smooth and mellow. To have a cup of jasmine black tea at our leisure time, feeling the spread of jasmine and tea’s aroma in our mouth must be a joyful thing.

Wu Yin Yi Ti

After the tea leaves are scented with the budding jasmine flowers, these flowers are sifted out for the process to be repeated another five times, each with new flowers. Following this, the flowers with the strongest fragrance are added to the tea, with the aim of further enhancing the aroma and increasing the tea’s freshness and richness; this process is called “Wu Yin Yi Ti”.

Recommend Brewing Method

Cup Method

Teacup: 12oz / 355ml
194℉ / 90℃
4g Tea
Brewing time: 3 – 5 mins
Chinese Gongfu Method
Gaiwan: 3.8oz / 110ml
194℉ / 90℃
5g Tea
7 steeps: rinse, 5s, 10s, 15s, 20s, 25s, 40s, 60s
Rinse time is around 5 seconds

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Description

Tea Garden

Nanling Tea Garden is located along the eastern bank of Lancang River, with an average altitude of about 1500 meters. The mild, humid climate and the mountainous geography lead this garden to be shrouded in clouds and mist year-round, and under the nourishment of sufficient water, the leaves from the tea plants here can be kept tender and fresh for a long time. Meanwhile, the abundant rainfall gives this tea its rich color and luster, and superior taste.

Along with the superior natural geography, the managers of this tea garden apply the concepts of modern scientific management – as in, they control the distances between the growing trees, they weed the garden at regular intervals, and they prevent and cure pest infestations by using physical insecticidal methods and lure boards.

The head of this tea garden told us that they have been planting tea here for thirty years, and the trees are now in their stable growth period. This garden also provides a haven for some types of birds, which in turn further lower the threat of pests. Because of all of these traits, this garden is certified by the organic designations of the EOS, NOP, JAS, and China, and can provide high-quality and organic tea.

Tea Farmer

Do you know anyone who has stuck to doing only one thing, all out of love? Ms. Tan, the producer of this Songzhen black tea, has dedicated herself to making Jasmine tea for thirty years.

When we asked why she focuses on Jasmine black tea, she told us that these are her favorite types, and that the craft is a way of life. She thinks it is good, deep in her mind, and wants to share it with more and more people. Because she makes this tea by herself, it is the most authentic and genuine, and her method of tea production accentuates the natural merits of Jasmine tea

Mr. Chen has told us “Jasmine tea is one of the most complicated varieties in all of tea-making. With more scenting steps, the process becomes more and more complex, and so too increases the risk of ruining the tea. But on the contrary, it also results in a higher grade of jasmine tea if the scenting is successful.People here also grow walnuts, sugar canes, and other crops high on the mountains; the superior natural environment and climate provide abundant opportunity to grow high-quality crops.

Tea Bush

Yunkang No. 10 is a cloned tea tree species, cultivated by the Tea Research Institute of Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences in 1954 from tea plant varieties from the Nannuo Mountain Natural Population. Today the extent of this type of tree is more than 1.3 million acres, making it the most abundant variety among Yunnan tea trees. It has characteristically strong rooting ability, thrives when transplanted, easily resists cold and disease, and is fast-growing with quick germination and high yield. This tea contains 36.06% tea polyphenols and 44.9% water extractives; it is suitable for making Jasmine black tea, and has been accredited as a “national improved” variety.

Produced in Guangxi, China, the jasmine used to scent this tea has earned primacy nationwide. The most outstanding area of production is Hengxian in Guangxi, known as “the city of Chinese jasmine” for its ability to produce both high-yield and high-quality flowers.

History

Though black teas have been produced in China for close to 2000 years, the history of this particular type of black tea, Dian Hong, only stretches back about 100 years. It was first crafted in the 1930s by a man named Feng Shaoqiu. The first batches of Dian Hong were instantly popular, and quickly exported through Hong Kong to England where it became sought after for its high price and favor with the Queen at the time, who preferred it (somewhat scandalously) over the then-in-favor Indian teas commonly drunk at the time.

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Additional information

Zip Bag

Sample 14g (7g *2), 100g (3.5oz), 200g (7oz), 500g (17.5oz)

1 review for Golden Buds Jasmine Black Tea

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    pga

    Since I’m just starting to drink tea, I liked the variety. Wish there were more decaf offerings in package.

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