Yunnan Black Snail

This selection is handcrafted from a bold-leaf Yunnan varietal. The dry leaves are tightly rolled into a spiral snail shape, dark in color, with golden tip accents. The smooth cup is rich and full-bodied with notes of bittersweet cocoa and carob, as well as the classic Yunnan spice hints.
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Steeping Suggestions
Leaf Quantity: 2.25 g/6oz cup
Steep Time: 4-5 min
Water Temperature: 212degrees (boiling)

Yunnan Black Snail Reviews

Overall Rating: 4.0 / 5.0 (based on 5 reviews)

Beautiful glossy leaves
Alice – CA – May 22, 2019

I had fun comparing the Yunnan and Fujian versions of this tea. Although my supply for each was a bit older, and not purchased at the same time, so maybe not a fair contest. The Yunnan was more tannic, muddy flavor and less lively overall. Worth a try again with fresher tea.

Really like this tea
Pat – AZ – December 04, 2018

I like this tea. It is fully bodied and full of flavor. I like my black tea with milk and honey and it is excellent in this.

Very Satisfying
SFSteve – CA – November 20, 2018

Two pots into this packet -- prepared in accord with Upton's guidance -- and I am very pleased with this purchase. This delivers a fragrant, smooth, and sweet cup without bitterness or tannin. What's more, it's a solid "any time" tea, and I've enjoyed it morning and afternoon. It does seem to perform above its price point. Will order again.

Excellent full bodied flavor for the price!
Katie – IL – June 01, 2018

I tried this tea on a whim and it is now one of my absolute favorites! It has that wonderful smoky-keemuny-finish that eludes description. I used to work at a tea shop and I know that the flavor of this usually goes for 2-3 times the price. I was delightfully surprised and highly recommend for Keemun and Yunnan fans.

Black Snail
Charles (Mitch) Jacques – WV – February 02, 2018

Very nice Yunnan, complex taste, this year somewhat better than prior years, good for second brewing

Yunnan Black Snail Review