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Wild Tea Buds Red

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Wild Tea Buds Red |  野生芽苞紅茶

 Tasting notes: Plum, fruit jam, red wine
 Origin: Lincang, Yunnan, China
 Cultivar: Wild

 Elevation: 1500-3600
 Oxidation: ⦿⦿⦿⦿○

A teaCLUB exclusive, this tea is similar to our Wild Green Tea Buds, except that it is oxidised to become a black tea.

These curious-looking buds (芽苞
) appear to be the buds of offshoot branches, rather than tea leaves. They are harvested only once a year in spring from wild tea trees (300 to 500 years old) and are in limited supply, due to the unpredictable yield of wild trees.

They are processed like a Yunnan-style black tea (滇紅): withered, shaped, oxidised and sundried. As they are firmer than tea leaves, they are harder to fully oxidise, so you may notice hints of green on the leaves. We love the fruity flavour and long-lasting aftertaste of this tea!

Read: Tea 101: All about wild tea

Gongfu style
4g | per 100ml | 90°C | 1 min
+10s per steep for at least 5 steeps

Western style
2g | per 100ml | 85°C | 3 mins
+ 1 min per steep for at least 3 steeps

Wild Tea Buds Red

$250

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