Yunnan Gold

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205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec 3 g 9 oz / 272 ml

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  • “OK. What is it? The weather? Stress? Why the heck am I so tired tonight? Seriously, I could probably go to bed NOW. Except I’m not gonna. I don’t know what it...” Read full tasting note
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  • “thanks so much for the trade, Starfevre! The leaves here are definitely gold and I did notice a peppery fragrance on the dry leaves before reading about the pepper in the description. After a...” Read full tasting note
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  • “1 heaping tsp in 8 oz OK, this is not nearly as good as I remember! Probably because I’ve had much better teas in the meantime. Thanks for spoiling me, Steepster!!! The aroma is what I...” Read full tasting note
    RachelJ 110 tasting notes
  • “So this is the third Yunnan black tea that I’ve had today and the only one that has tasted even remotely right. Smooth and slightly peppery with slight malty notes but not a lot. After...” Read full tasting note
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From Adagio Teas

Black tea from the Yunnan region of China. Yunnan tea is easily identified by its luscious soft leaves, and a unique peppery taste. The ‘Yunnan Gold’ as the name implies is an exceptional quality tea with beautiful gold-colored leaves and an abundance of rich peppery flavor. Allowed to take only one tea to a desert island, ‘Yunnan Gold’ would be the clear choice.

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73 Tasting Notes

13 tasting notes

Smooth (no bitter notes) and mild black tea. With a slightly sweet taste.

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8 tasting notes

Love the peppery bite of this black tea. A favorite morning tea in my house. Again I drink this one black.

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3 tasting notes

Great Tea for mornings and coffee substitute, I use a tea spoon of German rock sugar to make it more pleasant for early mornings. I use the same leaves 3-4 times so its great for study sessions.

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784 tasting notes

One of my favorite black teas.

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161 tasting notes

Still on the fence with this one. I’m trying to like it. The leaves (dry and wet) smell better than the liquor itself. This tea is a little on the expensive side to be on the fence. Glad I just bought a sample.

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162 tasting notes

Tried this for the 1st time this morning. Liking it a lot! Slightly malty with hints of pepper.

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11 tasting notes

This is an excellent full-bodied tea. It has a nice hearty taste to it with a very friendly roasted malt flavor. This tea is one of my favorites!

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42 tasting notes

A very tasty tea, I really enjoyed the smell as it was steeping. It tastes great, I can barely taste a hint of pepper. I will be drinking more of this tea! fR

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2 tasting notes

Yunnan Gold has been a tea staple for me over the past years. Smokey and peppery – nice kick to wake you up in the morning.

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1 tasting notes

Lovely peppery blend that’s absolutely perfect in the evening.

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