China Hunan Golden Needle
Although lesser known than Yunnan Province among black tea connoisseurs, Hunan Province offers spectacular small lot selections. These stunning, wiry, golden tips will not disappoint those accustomed to classic Chinese black tea character. A rusty, sienna cup offers full-bodied, malty notes of molasses, maple, and earth with a smooth finish.
Preparation: Two heaping teaspoons per 8oz cup of filtered, boiling water. Allow to brew 3 minutes. Multiple infusions are possible.