Golden Peony Black Tea
This golden peony varietal is a unique black tea. While now grown in the Wuyi Mountains of northern Fujian province, China, it's originally from southern Fujian. It was crossbred with two other kinds of tea, a meticulous process which took 24 years, before it was introduced to the Wuyi Mountains.
- Flavor profile: Sweet, fruity, long-lasting. Thick and lightly astringent mouthfeel.
- Caffeine content: High
What's black tea?
Black tea is the most oxidized of all the teas. In oxidation tea leaves are exposed to the air to dry and darken. The more oxidized a tea is, the stronger it is. From strongest to lightest are black, oolong, green, and white teas.
Health benefits of black tea include:
- Possible anti-cancer effects
- Heart health
- Improved metabolism
- Gut health
Please note all black teas contain caffeine and should be consumed in moderation.