Dian Hong #5
Dianhong tea is a type of relatively high-end, gourmet Chinese black tea sometimes used in various tea blends and grown in Yunnan Province, China. The main difference between Dianhong and other Chinese black teas is the amount of fine leaf buds, or ‘’golden tips’’, present in the dried tea. Dianhong tea produces a brew that is brassy golden orange in color with a sweet, gentle aroma and astrigency. Dianhong refers very generally to the black teas that are produced in the Yunnan province, the word ‘’Dian’’ is an abbreviated name for the province used more popularly in official papers in the old days, of the better black tea varieties produced in China, Dianhong are probably the most affordably priced.An orangey-bronze infusion with very little astringency and notes of fruit and nuts, the liquor is fragrant with hints of molasses, layers of cocoa, spice and earth weave together to create a rich flavor that is complemented by a caramelized sugar sweetness.
Black tea ｜ Yunnan ｜ Complete fermentation ｜ Spring and Summer