China Fujian 'Snow Tips' Black Tea

Tea type
Black Tea
Ingredients
Black Tea Leaves
Flavors
Apricot, Chocolate, Citrus, Floral, Honey, Malt, Peach, Smooth, Tannic, Tea, Toffee, Yams, Baked Bread, Butter, Grain, Honeysuckle, Peanut, Rose, Squash Blossom
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Loose Leaf
Caffeine
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A very smooth sweet tasting Fujian black tea made purely from buds, it has a lingering sweet floral and honey taste.

Tasting Notes:
- Very smooth texture
- Sweet lingering floral and honey taste

Harvest: Summer, July 4th 2020

Origin: Gaide village, Fujian, China
Altitude: 800m
Farmer: Ms. Liu

Sourced: Specialist Fujian tea wholesaler

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 3-4 minutes

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag

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I’ve downed this one and only have 5 grams left. This one has changed a little bit, and I’ve enjoyed it because I feel like I don’t run out of things to write, think, or say.

Yesterday, I got rose and peanuts; the day before, I got grains with the honey, yams, and florals like oats and bread; today, I got honeysuckle, sweet potatoes, light malt, cocoa, and peony. Some of the tips are silver, and looking back at these notes, the notes and parts of the tea resemble a white tea.

In essence, this is a black tea for white tea lovers. It’s not as strong as some of its other Fujian counterparts and is a very light, soft tea, but it’s been a much welcome staple while I wait for more bud based blacks coming my selfish way. The main heathered honey is still prominent with a very floral body with reliable Fujian flavors, but it’s hints are fun and pull back and forth.

This one scores between an 85 and 90 for me since I kept coming back to it. It’s not a heavy tea and is more suited for the afternoon of evening for me, but I like my black teas light and flavorful. I recommend this one to people who are familiar with Fujian teas and who prefer white teas and less heavy blacks.

Flavors: Baked Bread, Butter, Grain, Honey, Honeysuckle, Malt, Peanut, Rose, Squash Blossom

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