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Sun Moon Lake Black Tea from Nuvola Tea

February3

sunmoonlakeTea Information:

Leaf Type:  Black

Where to Buy:  Nuvola Tea

Tea Description:

Sun Moon Lake Black Tea is a bright reddish-coloured tea with a fresh fruity and caramel scent. It produces a balanced, wholesome cup with an exquisite mellowness that warms your body and enhances blood circulation. 

Learn more about this tea here.

Taster’s Review: 

This Sun Moon Lake Black Tea from Nuvola Tea is absolutely stunning!  A really exquisite cup of tea!

The dark, long, wirey leaves produce a lovely, coppery colored liquid that smells sweet and fruity, reminding me a bit of fresh, juicy plums.  The taste is lovely with notes of sweet caramel and a hint of chocolate.  I taste a slight malty undertone, it’s very subtle but its there.  There is a bright fruit note that tastes like a cross between citrus and and plum.  The slight astringency toward the tail enhances the citrus-like tones.sunmoonlakecupped

The citrus notes also provide an interesting crispness to the cup, and even though the crispness is invigorating, I find this cup to be more on the mellow side rather than the robust side.  Sure, it’s full of flavor, but this isn’t something I’d want to drink in the morning when I need that burst of energy.  Instead, this is a tea to be enjoyed … drink it slowly during a lazy afternoon when you want to contemplate the beauty of an amazing tea like this one.

And be sure to infuse these tea leaves a second (and possibly a third time!) … it is well worth the effort.  I found the second infusion to be my favorite!

Another outstanding tea from Nuvola Tea!

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