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Ancient Forest Black

A full bodied, earthy infusion typical of high quality Yunnan black teas.

Ancient Forest Black

Cultivated from the ancient protected tea tree forests of Yunnan Province, China, this rare and exquisite black tea makes a full-bodied and earthy infusion with a rich and penetrating aroma heavy with age and collective wisdom. The flavor of this deep amber infusion is unlike any other black tea available. Truly exceptional.


Organic tea (Camelia Sinensis)


Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
Steeping Temp: 100°C
Steeping Time: 2 to 5 mins.
Origin: China
Caffeine: High
Certification: Organic
Grade or Quality: SFTGFOP
Aroma: Earthy
Infusion Aroma: Light earthiness, slightly woody
Infusion Color: Light amber
Infusion Strength: Medium


A clean tasting black tea with a good amount of body, smooth mouthfeel, and mellow flavour. While it was not quite what I was looking for it’s easy to tell that these are high quality leaves.

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The Ancient Forest:The ancient protected tea tree forests of Yunan Province range from 500 to over 3000 years old. In fact, the oldest human-planted tea tree in the world grows in the Jinxiu Village in Yunnan Province, and is 3200 years old. With a diameter of 1.84 meters, the tree is also the biggest tea tree in the world, growing at an altitude of 3,245 meters.