Golden Monkey (Jin Hou Cha) China Black Tea

Tea prices and quantities are per kg (2.2lb) unless otherwise indicated

 

Harvest Date:  May

Growing Region:  Ningde, Fujian

Elevation: 740m/2727ft

Tea Bush/Varietal:  Fu An Da Bai Cha

Grade: AA

SKU: WF-GM111-C Categories: , , Tag:

Estate Name: Fu An Wang Jia Tea Garden

Farming Methods: Natural tea farming. EU pesticide compliant.

Production Methods:Tea plucking-Withering- Rolling-Fermentation- Baking-Cool down-Re-baking

Other Notes:Golden Monkey is one of the Chinese traditional black teas. The curly tea body has a shiny flying golden pekoe which makes the tea look somewhat similar to a seated golden monkey – which is where the name originated from. The tea has roasted floral sweet flavor and mild mellow taste.

Dry Leaf

Color: Golden brown

 Shape/size: Curly tea body covered with flying golden pekoe. Said to look like a seated golden monkey

 

Brewed Tea

Color: Red

Aroma: Roasted floral sweet aroma

Body Taste: Mild mellow taste

 

Recommended Brewing 

Water Temperature: 90 – 95℃

 Amount (g/150ml): 3g

Steeping Time: 2-3 minutes

# of Infusions: 2-3 infusions