Black Forest Loose Leaf Black Tea

(earns 80 Taste Points)
Chocolates And Sugars Flavours / Notes
Chocolate & SugarsChoc & Sugars
Citrus And Floral Flavours / Notes
Citrus & Floral
Fruity Flavours / Notes
Fruits
Natural Flavours / Notes
Natural
Plants And Vegetables Flavours / Notes
Plants & Vegetables
Cherry Cocoa Cookie Dark Chocolate Milk Chocolate Mixed Citrus Mixed Florals Mixed Fruits Mixed Vegetables Pear & Guava Prune & Plum Stone Fruit Sugars Tangerine & Orange Tea Flavours Truffles Woody
Flavours & Notes
Quick Details
Origin(s): China
Thin
Mouthfeel
Full Bodied
Full Bodied & Rich
Medium Balanced
Balance of Flavours
With Dominant Flavours
Tea Specification
Tea Type: Black Tea
More Information
Does this include caffeine? Yes, this tea contains caffeine
Are there any specific product benefits?
Black Forest Loose Leaf Black Tea

 

Black Forest is a unique black tea from Lao Mountain in Shangdong Province, a northeastern Chinese Province on the Yellow Sea, known for its Taoist and Confucianist heritage. The region is also well-known for its striking natural beauty, mineral rich soil and sweet spring water, which provide an ideal habitat for tea bushes. 

Black Forest, masterfully crafted from the early spring harvest of carefully grown tender tea leaves and buds on the slopes of Lao Mountain, offers an indulgent liquor that harmoniously mingles dark chocolaty (truffles) and fruity (plum, cherry) flavours. The consonance between the two dominant flavours in the liquor is so unique and distinctive, evocative of rich and decadent Black Forest Cake - voilà, we named this fine black tea as "Black Forest"!

It goes without saying that TR's Black Forest black tea will make a wonderful companion for any kinds of chocolate based dessert. You may well also find it ideal as a healthy, non-alcoholic digestif to replace your tawny port. 

Black tea is known to be just as beneficial as green tea for our health and well-being. A recent study indicates several health benefits of black tea by demonstrating that flavonoids found in black tea boost the immune system to prevent flu and other viral infection and encourage the growth of healthy microorganism in the liver to boost energy metabolism and weight loss. 

Product information

- Appearance: Translucent, tawny, orange brown coloured infusion.
- Aroma: Woody, cacao, dark chocolate, jammed fruits (dark cherry, cassis), toasty aroma (baked bread).
- Flavour: Unmistakable dark chocolate note (truffle) with hint of woody and ripe stone fruits (plum, cherry). 
- Mouthfeel: Full-bodied, lively liquor with a velvety mouthfeel. Long-lasting chocolaty-fruity finish. 

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