This tea leaves a bit of sweetness with a long finish - similar to a Cabernet Franc wine. https://www.citizentea.com/shop/tea/black-tea/yunnan-golden-monkey This indeed includes our very own Golden Monkey King Tea. Check out our golden yunnan tea selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. Golden Monkey is in … China's Yunnan Province boasts a vast wilderness and ancient settlements. Before the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-45), Yunnan only produced Green Tea. Golden Monkey tea is hand-processed each spring with careful plucking of only one leaf and one bud. Pickers carefully remove only the bud and first leaf. This Golden Monkey Imperial was produced in Yunnan province of China by tea farming families with generations and generations of craft experience. The golden color emerges during processing after an accurate withering (moisture drying of the leaves). Filled with golden buds which gives this tea its unique name. Exquisitely smooth and malty with pleasing floral overtones and a tinge of citrus, enjoy this brew with a … It is a famously high quality black tea with large leaves and an abundance of golden tips. Golden Monkey tea leaves are grown at altitudes of over 1000 meters above sea level in the cloudy and misty mountains of Fujian and Yunnan provinces in China. All tea comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant, but black tea differs in that the leaf is fully oxidized. Makes a great breakfast tea or pair it with savory or sweet foods. The leaves are hand-picked. Yunnan Gold is a single estate (single plantation, single harvest) black tea. Other areas known to have golden tipped varietals are Yunnan and Hunan provinces in China, and Assam in India. (1060) Black tea from the Fujian province of China. This is an upgrade from our previous Golden Yunnan offering. Few areas in Fujian contain this type of tea plants. 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