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Yunnan Soft Bone | Black Tea

  • Loose leaf Yunnan Soft Bone black tea
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Yunnan Soft Bone | Black Tea
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Suave and unsparing. Full-bodied with a noticeably satiny texture. The cup has a dark chocolate and charcoal character with no astringency.

Produced on April 10, 2023 by Ms. Zhao Yu Jie in Feng Qing County, Yunnan Province. It’s a 1 bud 2 leaf pick from the Ruan Zhi cultivar growing at 6,200. Ruan Zhi is an oolong cultivar originally from Anxi County and shares its ancestry with Taiwan’s Qing Xin cultivar. This particular tea has similar qualities to Qimen (Keemun) black tea.

Ingredients: black tea

Steeping Instructions

4 grams | 10-12 oz water | 212°F | Steep 4 min.

Traditional Steeping - Use 6 grams of tea in a 150ml gaiwan and 212°F degree water.

  • 10 second rinse – Discard
  • 1st Steep – 25 seconds
  • 2nd Steep – 20 seconds
  • 3rd Steep – 40 seconds
  • 4th Steep – 2 minutes

Number of Cups

2 oz makes 19 cups, 4 oz makes 38 cups