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Last Spring, we toured the 1,000s of Islands region that are high in Zhejiang Province. This area is famous for its green teas, and we visited a small tea garden. While touring the tea factory, a lovely tea aroma tantalized us. However, we could not find the wonderful source. So we looked and we looked. Finally we looked in a closed room. It was very hot and moist, with bright lamps raising the temperature. Covered by cloth were large tea leaves slowly turning brown. Right away, we had to taste this surprise. It was everything that its aroma promised, so we bought some of this black snail. This tea is reserved for the domestic market, so very hard to find outside of China.
Dry Leaves Small black curls with light, brown tips that remind one of snails ( thus the name).
Liquor Dark leathery brown.
Aroma A haunting mixture of sweet chocolate with dark stone fruit aromas.
Caffeine Level No
Body Medium.
Flavors Slightly sweet with a blend of dark flavors that are reminiscent of chocolate and ripe stone fruit like plums.
Brewing Time 4 to 5 minutes
Brewing Temperature 212° F

Black Snail

A rare black artisanal tea from Zhejiang Province in China.
tea bags

Only 11 left

Product Name Qty
Black Snail - loose 1 lb bag 11
Black Snail - loose 1 lb bag
SKU: 41518
Black Snail - loose 2 oz tin
SKU: 44604

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Customer Reviews



My favorite tea
Average Review:

Excellent tea. My favorite out of the black teas that I have ordered from H&S.



A special tea for special occasions
Average Review:

A favorite tea to share with special friends or on a special occasion. Hope it will be restocked.



This is just a wonderful tea. First time I have tried it and will buy again and again
Average Review:

This is just a wonderful tea. First time I have tried it and will buy again and again

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