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 ZY84: Yunnan Rare Grade

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   Bold, well-formed leaves with a very high concentration of golden tips yield a cup with complex flavor and pronounced sweetness. Hints of cocoa and a silky smooth finish round out the profile. Recommended for any time of day. This is a new lot with a bolder leaf.

Steeping Suggestions: -
Leaf Quantity: 2 g/cup
Water Temp: 212 (boiling)
Steep Time: 4-5 min.

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Average of customer reviews submitted during the last year: 2 out of 5 stars ; No. of reviews: 2
Dry Leaf Appearance and Feel: Good,
Infused Leaf Aroma and Appearance: Good,
Infused Liquor Flavor: Average,
Overall Value: Average

Hide recent reviews of this tea (submitted during the last year)

3 out of 5 stars Christopher D''Arcy from Hamilton, Ontario (Canada) (2/20/2014)
Dry Leaf: Good, Infused Leaf: Good,
Liquor: Not my cup, Value: Good

2 out of 5 stars M B (2/27/2014)
Dry Leaf: Good, Infused Leaf: Good,
Liquor: Average, Value: Not my cup

"A very good, smooth Yunnan, but in my opinion it does not stand out enough to be worth the extra cost compared to options like the Yunnan GFOP (ZY40)."

Average of customer reviews from prior years:

5 out of 5 stars ; No. of reviews: 13
Dry Leaf Appearance and Feel: Excellent ,
Infused Leaf Aroma and Appearance: Excellent ,
Infused Liquor Flavor: Excellent,
Overall Value: Excellent

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Employee Recommendations:  
Name: Amanda
"I start craving this tea when it starts to get a bit colder and the leaves begin to change colors. It has warming cocoa notes and a bit of a spiciness which makes it perfect choice to start an autumn or winter day."

Name: Karen
"This tea has a lot of golden tips and steeps to a rich terra cotta color with a dark, sweet aroma. The spicy, earth flavor reminds me of the rich smell of a newly fallen leaf. If you enjoy red wine, dark chocolate or even a thick, dark beer, you will like the taste of this Yunnan black tea."

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