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Sun Moon Lake Red Jade Black Tea


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Refined Red Tea

Weight: 75 g/120g

Packaging: sealed aluminium bag in a tea caddy with a gift bag

Taste: Cinnamon and light mint

The appearance of the tea leaf: Black long full leaf buds

Colour of Tea: Ruby red

Season: 75g 2019 spring tea/120g 2020 spring tea

Roasted: un-roasted

Oxidation: 100%

Elevation: 800-900 M

Origin: Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan



Story of Sun Moon Lake Red Jade Black Tea

Before World War II when Japan occupied Taiwan, the Japanese established Tea Manufacture Experiment Station.  As they found that Taiwan’s climate and geographic conditions are perfect for tea plantation. During this period of time, they imported Assam tea from Indian and Sri Lanka. Since then, Taiwan has been improving the taste of Assam tea for over  60 years. The most successful type of black tea from the improvement of Assam tea is Red Jade Black Tea, also known as Ruby Red Tea.

Furthermore, they also identified that Sun Moon Lake is an excellent place to grow this tea. It offered ideal crowing climate and altitude, as a result, the tea has natural cinnamon and light mint taste. The multiple flavours made the tea doesn’t even require adding sugar or milk to improve its taste, which is perfect for those who love premium red tea.

Brewing Guide:

Tea to water ratio: 1:80 or 100; use filtered water and ceramic teaware to enhance the flavour. Suggesting only add milk or sugar in the 2nd steep to taste the original flavour

Water temperature: 80-90°C

Brewing time: 5 minutes. 1-3 re-steeping

Additional information


75g, 120g


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