Golden Monkey Black Tea: easy guide, top 5 best teas

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Last updated: September 2, 2019 at 23:12 pm

What is Golden Monkey tea?

Golden Monkey tea is one of the most popular Chinese black teas. It originates from Fujian province in China. Fujian province is a home of many famous Chinese teas with the most black tea production being in Wuyi Mountains region.

What kind of tea is it?

Golden Monkey and other Fujian black teas are generally light-bodied, mellow, and floral with honey-sweet aroma and clean finish.

Tea tips

Golden Monkey is hand crafted in the traditional artisan way. Only the new young tea leaves and buds are used in the production. The buds are the most valuable, aromatic, and flavorful component here. Quality Golden Monkey is a “tippy tea” abundant in pale-golden tea tips. The tea gets its name from the funky appearance of its dry black leaves and golden buds: the color play is thought to resemble the monkey’s paws.

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Our Yunnan Golden Special is an organic black tea grown and cultivated by craft tea farmers with a distinguished history going back for many generations. Yunnan Golden Special is cultivated at the highest altitudes in a cool climate that is home to natural woodland, it is harvested between the end of March and the middle of April.
Coming from Fujian, this Golden Monkey is made of the fresh buds and leaves of Fuding Pekoe after sun-withering, rolling, fermentation, and drying. This tea’s unique fruity flavor comes through on every sip of the liquid.The fuzzy golden tips of this tea add to its appearance, one of the reasons it is called Golden Monkey. Another reason is the monkey-claw shape of..
We want the tips, the whole tips, and nothing but the tips. Why? Because tea tips are the sweetest and most prized part of the tea leaf. And Golden Monkey is made with almost all golden tea tips. This gives you a light-bodied black tea that is full of sweetness with hints of semi-sweet chocolate. Out of all the true black teas, this is the most refined and complex. So..
Golden Monkey or Jin Hou is a famous Chinese black tea whose leaves are said to resemble monkey paws. Golden Monkey originates from the Fujian province of China and is hand-processed each spring with careful plucking of only one leaf and one bud. This Golden Monkey is sweet and very "nosy": savory roasted apples, palm sugar, walnut, cocoa, rye and spice notes that..
Fujian Baroque is a black tea from the Fujian province of China. Its general attributes are similar to the Golden Monkey, but the leaf is finer and the aroma even more pronounced. The exquisite tapestry of naturally sweet cocoa notes, fruitiness and glimmers of spice are unmatched by any other tea. Softly sweet and velvety, with leafy autumn notes and soft, miner..

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