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Dian Hong Jin Luo - Golden Snail Yunnan Red Tea

Dian Hong Jin Luo - Golden Snail Yunnan Red Tea

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"Dian Hong Jin Luo" - the "Golden Snail Yunnan Red Tea," a true gem in the world of red teas. This exquisite tea, named for its tightly rolled leaves resembling golden snails, is a luxurious offering from the lush Yunnan province of China.

"Dian Hong Jin Luo," written as 滇红金螺 in Chinese, is not just a tea; it's a sensory journey. Each leaf is meticulously hand-rolled, a traditional technique that locks in a depth of flavor and aroma unmatched in other teas. This artisanal process results in small, spiral-shaped leaves that unfurl gracefully in your cup, offering a visual spectacle.

When brewed, "Dian Hong Jin Luo" presents a mesmerizing amber hue, a visual prelude to the rich experience that awaits. The first sip reveals a complex profile: a harmonious blend of sweet, malty flavors with a velvety smooth texture. The richness of this tea is balanced by a light, fruity undertone, which leaves a pleasant, lingering aftertaste.

This tea's aroma is equally captivating, with hints of honey and a subtle spiciness that tickles the senses. The full-bodied nature of "Dian Hong Jin Luo" makes it an excellent choice for both tea enthusiasts and those new to the world of red teas.

Brewing Instructions

🍵 How to brew Dian Hong Jin Luo red tea: 🍵

Gong Fu Cha Method:

  1. Vessel Selection: Opt for a gaiwan or a teapot with medium to high heat retention.
  2. Tea Quantity: Use 7 grams of tea for every 100 ml of the brewing vessel.
  3. Water Temperature: Ensure the water is between 90-100°C.
  4. Brewing: Pour the water over the tea leaves.
  5. Steeping Time: Allow the tea to steep briefly, 5-10 seconds. Increase the steeping time slightly with each subsequent infusion.
  6. Rebrew: You can brew the tea up to 8 times, savoring the evolving flavors with each infusion.

Western-Style Brewing:

  1. Vessel Selection: Use a ceramic or metal teapot.
  2. Tea Quantity: Add 2 grams of tea for every 100 ml of water in the teapot.
  3. Water Temperature: Use freshly boiled water.
  4. Steeping Time: Let the tea steep for about 7 minutes.
  5. Brewing: Pour the boiling water over the tea leaves, ensuring they're fully submerged.
  6. Rebrew: This method is typically for a single, longer infusion. Enjoy the robust flavors in one go!

Shipping Information:

This tea ships from Canada or Portugal and usually arrives in 5-10 days.

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