Dian Hong Tea - Black Needle Tea

Dian Hong Tea - Black Needle Tea


This classic Dian Hong Black tea is more than just a pleasure to the eye. It consists black and gold tea tips grown 1000 meters above sea level, allowing them to acquire an unique sweet taste.

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This is Dian Hong is a mouthwateringly good Yunnan black tea with a unique flavor. Our Dian Hong has an enticingly sweet aroma, reminiscent of ripe fruits and toast. One of the most well-known teas in China yet largely undiscovered abroad. Steep and discover a yellow gold infusion that is worth a treasure.

This black tea isn’t just elegant in taste, but also has a noteworthy appearance consisting of young leaves as well as golden buds in the shape of needles. The amount of golden buds to leaves is optimized for a perfectly balanced intensity of flavor and aroma.

Dian Hong 'Gong Fu'

This Yunnan black tea is also referred to as ‘Dian Hong Gong Fu’. The latter part of it’s name as a similar meaning to the material arts term ‘Kung Fu’ and refers to the discipline and skill needed to produce a good Dian Hong.

Dian Hong Tea Benefits

The combined effects of the caffeine in black tea and aromatic substances, can increase blood flow and improve metabolism to get rid of acid, excessive salt (hypertension), as well as ease of heart disease. The black tea polyphenols in Dian Hong tea have an anti-inflammatory effect. Other health benefits of Dian Hong tea includes anti-caries, anti-aging, lowering blood sugar, balancing/lowering blood pressure, anti-cancer, anti-radiation.

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Steeping time 4 min
Steeping temperature 95 °C - 200 °F
Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot 2-5 gram
Tablespoons / 500ml (17 oz) 1.5 tbsp
Harvest Year 2022
Tea Season Spring
Tea Caffeine Content high
Tea Region Fengqing Village
Tea Province Yunnan
Gluten-free yes
Tea in Chinese 滇红
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