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No. 148 - Rose Dian Hong Black Tea

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Rose Black Tea has pink rose flower mixed in the tea leaves, carrying a strong fragrance of roses. After the Dian Hong black tea is made, the tea worker will add rose flower and pure rose extracts in to the tea, giving the black tea a rich rose scent. If you like high floral scent, this Rose Black Tea will be a good choice.

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The roses from France have rich fragrance. Mixing the rose with Dian Hong black tea from Yunnan Province produces this pleasing Rose Black Tea. It will bring you a fantastic experience of taste by the perfect combination of Dian Hong’s mellow, sweet flavor and rose’s bright fragrance.


History of Black Tea

China is the birthplace of black tea, which in China is called, perhaps more appropriately, hong cha – red tea – after its the red colored tea it usually produces. It's history in China can be traced back to the late Ming Dynasty, around the year 1590, when the first black tea – Lapsang Souchong – was produced in the area around Wuyi Mountain in Fujian province. This high mountainous area was called Lapsang and the small leaf tea trees Souchong – hence the name. Today China's best and most well known black teas include Fujian Lapsang Souchong, Fujian Minhong, Anhui Keemun, Yunnan Dianhong, Guangdong Yingteh and Sichuan Mabian Gongfu black teas.


Where is Rose Dian Hong Black Tea produced?

Our Rose Dian Hong Black Teas are produced by Fengqing which is located in the south of Dianxi Longitudinal valley, Fengqing is famous as the hometown of Yunnan black tea in Lincang and is one of the original places of tea in the world. In Fengqing lies a succession of mountains, which alternate with rivers. Fengqing has a long history of planting, producing and drinking tea. The Superfine Yunnan Dian Hong Black Tea was successfully produced in Fengqing in 1958, which then has a national reputation.

Map of Yunnan province


Brief health info

Black teas contain antioxidants, which help in the prevention of some cancers and help reduce the affects of aging that is caused by free radicals. They can also reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks due to natural chemicals that reduce cholesterol.

Additional Information

Ingredients Black tea and roses
Product of: China
Region(s) Yunnan Province
Antioxidants No
Caffeine Low
Makes Great Iced Tea No
Milk No
Sugar No
Lemon No
Mint No
Organic No
Chinese Gongfu Method (Water Amount) 2.87 fl oz / 85 ml
Chinese Gongfu Method (Water Temp) 185 F / 85 C
Chinese Gongfu Method (Amount) 5 g
Chinese Gongfu Method (Time) 10s, 20s, 30s, 35s
Western Method (Water Amount) 16.9 fl oz / 500 ml
Western Method (Water Temp) 194 F / 90 C
Western Method (Amount) 2-3 Tablespoons
Western Method (Time) 3-5 Mins (to taste)
Steeping Notes No