Golden buds and large rolled leaves open to a lush flavorful cup. Organically grown Golden Snail yields sweet, fruity notes and hints of caramel.
Lot Notes. A classic Yunnan Province black tea, Snail is made with the Yun Kang #10 cultivar. Pluck standard is a mix of one bud, one leaf and one bud and two leaves. We find its flavor sweet, clean and lingering.
Tea Facts. Tea was made in 2020. Organically grown on a farm at 1300 meters in elevation; located on Ma Wei Mountain, near Pu-Er city. Bud and leaf are rolled.
Tasting Notes. Tea cups clean and it offers body, sweetly. Flavor is lush & thirst quenching. We found notes of fruit, dried apricot, with hints of caramel. Taste is robust and its long finish is comforting!
Brewing Suggestions. Use 3 grams per 8 ounces of water at a temperature of 195-205 F. Steep for two minutes. For more body, steep up to 3 minutes. Note, Golden Snail will steep multiple times.