Description: This selection is handcrafted from a bold-leaf Yunnan varietal. The dry leaves have a tightly rolled spiral "snail" shape, with a dark color, accented with some golden tips. The smooth cup has notes of cocoa and caramel, as well as the classic Yunnan spice hints.
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° (boiling) Steep Time: 4-5 min.
Average of customer reviews submitted during the last year: ; No. of reviews: 2 Dry Leaf Appearance and Feel: Excellent, Infused Leaf Aroma and Appearance: Excellent, Infused Liquor Flavor: Excellent, Overall Value: Excellent
(4/5/2013) Dry Leaf: Excellent,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Excellent,
"Dark liquor. Very smooth, with cocoa notes. Pleasant, but subtle rather than strong. Better for afternoons." Rebecca M Davis
from Traverse City, MI (United States)
(1/26/2013) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Excellent, Liquor: Excellent,
"This is a very smooth black tea, wonderfully subtle and an excellent value. I highly recommend this one and will buy it again. Every person I've shared this with has liked it too. Good all around tea."
"Upton Tea Imports was founded in 1989 with the objective of providing the North American tea drinker with
the finest teas available. We purchase teas from reputable brokers and estates worldwide, dealing only with
sources who are capable of providing top quality teas. We sell directly to the consumer, thus ensuring the
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