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Golden Tea (Nepali Dianhong Tea)

Golden Tea (Nepali Dianhong Tea)

Dianhong tea is a type of black tea that is produced in the Yunnan province of China. It is one of the most famous and well-regarded black teas in the world. Using the similar traditional techniques and high quality young tea buds and young leaves from spring and autumn flush teas are processed and produced in high altitude regions of Eastern Nepal and these tea are named as Golden tea. The tea is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. The tea leaves are typically plucked, withered, rolled, oxidized, and then dried. Golden tea is known for its high-quality processing techniques, resulting in a distinctive flavor and appearance.

Golden tips, which give the tea a beautiful golden and amber color when brewed ,though the brew color and taste can vary it is typically known to produce a brew that is brassy golden orange in color with a sweet, gentle aroma .The leaves are usually long, slender, and twisted with a unique flavor profile, It offers a smooth and malty taste with notes of honey, caramel, and sometimes chocolate. The tea has a rich and full-bodied flavor that is often described as robust and sweet.

In suiro we have two varieties of Golden Tea , Everest Gold Peak and Everest Gold . Everest Gold Peak is made exclusively from the unopened buds, while Everest Gold includes buds and leaves. Like other black teas, Golden Tea contains caffeine. However, the exact amount can vary depending on factors such as the brewing time and the amount of tea leaves used. To brew Golden Tea, it is typically recommended to use water that is around 195-205°F (90-96°C). The brewing time can vary depending on personal preference, but it is generally recommended to steep Golden tea for 3-5 minutes. Adjustments can be made based on taste preferences. Golden tea is highly regarded by tea enthusiasts for its exceptional quality and taste.