Golden Monkey or Jin Hou is a famous Chinese black tea whose leaves are said to resemble monkey paws. Thanks to its velvety, but nevertheless expressive cup, Golden Monkey’s world renowned reputation is well deserved! According to legend, the large, open tea leaves resemble the shape of monkey paws, hence the name. An exquisite USDA Certified Organic golden, black tea, the beautiful, gold twisted leaves are almost as lovely to look at as to taste. When we tasted this lot, wonderful cocoa and malt tastes were evident in the first steep. Organic Golden Monkey Paw is a USDA certified organic, black tea made from the very young leaves and bud of new season growth. The long, slim leaf is twisted and varied in warm colors from medium amber to dark brown. First mentioned during the Song Dynasty, "Golden Monkey" is one of the most famous teas from China today. A delicious organic, fair trade full bodied black tea from the Yunnan province of China. Product images are used for illustration purposes only. One of our top sellers. One of the classic Panyang congou teas from the Fujian province of China. Description Information Description With hints of cacao and a dense, rich cup our Organic Golden Monkey black tea is stunning with a curly style leaf and some gold tips. This is a premium grade golden monkey that is not to be missed! Organic Golden Monkey Black Tea is grown in the Fujian province in China. Only a few areas in Fujian contain these types of tea plants. The small black and gold twisted leaves resemble little monkey paws, if you use your imagination, and brew up into a rich, smooth, earthy, quintessential Chinese black tea with obvious cocoa notes. Hand-picked at first spring harvest from the tea bush varietals Fu’an Da Bai, Fuyun and Zhenghe Da Bai, Organic Golden Monkey hails from an organic tea garden on Jiulong Hill in eastern Wuyi Mountain, benefiting from pure air, abundant rainfall and a long, local tradition of fine tea craftsmanship. A special treat for any tea lover. It originates from the Wuyi Mountains in Fujian Province, China. The subtly sweet aroma precedes the beautiful dried leaves. Our Organic Golden Monkey is made in the traditional longer, black-leaf Fujian style with a healthy malty-side aroma. The unique character and lingering finish is intoxicating. Organic Golden Monkey Black Tea (Loose Tea) Pure Organic Golden Monkey Black Tea ; Contains Caffeine ; Packed to Ensure Freshness ; Ingredients: Organic Golden Monkey Black Tea Origin: China . The golden color emerges during processing after an accurate withering. Organic Golden Monkey Loose Black Leaf Tea. 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