Feng Qing Classic 58 Dian Hong Premium Yunnan Black Tea

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83 / 100

Calculated from 9 Ratings
Tea type
Black Tea
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Ingredients
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Flavors
Brown Sugar, Brown Toast, Chocolate, Earth, Fig, Malt, Oats, Yams, Cocoa, Sweet Potatoes, Caramel, Mushrooms, Baked Bread, Dried Fruit, Honey, Molasses, Raisins, Dates, Leather, Mineral, Smoke, Wood
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Typical Preparation
Use 6 oz / 188 ml of water
Set water temperature to 200 °F / 93 °C
Use 7 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 0 sec
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15 Tasting Notes View all

“I used 7g in a 220ml yixing pot. Three infusions 1: 1min 90C 2: 2min 90C 3: 3min 90C Malty slightly sweet. A bit of dark chocolate? A very slight astringency on the aftertaste. A superb black tea.” Read full tasting note
“Spring 2017 production. The description is accurate, “malty, floral, sweet and slightly bitter all at once.”” Read full tasting note
“My stash of black teas grow dangerously low! I’ve got a big YS order on the way though, so maybe it will arrive before I run out. Not likely though because I chose SAL shipping. Drinking the spring...” Read full tasting note
“I’m starting to lose track of all these Chinese blacks. I think I will need to do a comparison session one day to see how they relate to each other. The brew smelled like a chocolate malted sweet...” Read full tasting note

Description

A premium Feng Qing black tea made entirely from first flush spring 2013 tea. Small leaf/bud sets were hand-picked and expertly processed into this classic style of Dian Hong first mastered by the Feng Qing tea factory in 1958.

The taste of “Classic 58 Dian Hong” is at malty, floral, sweet and slightly bitter all at once. Very textured taste, pungent aroma and long-lasting feeling in the mouth!

- Small batch processing

- Limited quantity from this single family producer!

- Tea bushes are betwen 50 and 70 years old!

- Original Feng Qing tea bush varietal from Qing Dynasty!

Mid-March 2013 Harvest!

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