Sunon Yellow Tea
Yellow tea, traditionally reserved for Chinese Emperors as a gift, comes from the Sunon region of China. Yellow teas go through a very special process; instead of being heated, rolled and dried (like green tea), yellow tea is heated, wrapped into small bundles inside cloth or paper, left for a few hours, then heated and wrapped again before being dried. This repeated heating and wrapping mellows and smooths the flavour of the tea, changes the vibrant green of the leaves to a greenish-brown and produces a clear, golden liquor.
To our surprise the aroma of the dried leaves is exactly the same as cocoa powder. The flavour of the brewed drink is like a smooth, thick, buttery cocoa. If you like chocolate flavours this is the one for you in a tea that has had nothing added to it.