Golden Disk
Golden Disk

Golden Disk — Jinbing

Regular price$325.00
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Golden Disk (Jinbing) is a beautiful Yellow Tea (Huang Cha) from Hunan Province with a sweet, floral taste and a light bodied, smooth mouthfeel.

Like all of our teas, we only source the "Grand Cru" version of Golden Disk (Jinbing) through our exclusive relationships with the most sought after tea farmers in China.

About Golden Disk

Golden Disk (Jinbing) is a very rare, aged Yellow tea cake. Only one thousand of these cakes have ever been made!

This is the type of tea that money cannot buy, unless you're from Sophie's. For the most part, teas like Golden Disk are only sold in China to tea shop owners. Shop owners will give teas like this to loyal customers.


Drinking Experience

You should note the light and sweet aroma of Golden Disk when you first smell it.


If brewed properly, the tea liquor should look gold, as the name suggests.


Golden Disk tastes like it smells: light and sweet. You should also pick up on slightly floral notes as well. This is a very subtle tea. Note the smooth mouthfeel that makes Golden Disk easy to drink.


After you finish your cup, you should be left with a slightly sweet aftertaste.

Tea Profile

  • Category: Yellow Tea (Huang Cha)
  • Location: Hunan Province
  • Pick: Spring 2018
  • Aroma: Light, Slightly Sweet
  • Taste: Sweet, Floral
  • Mouthfeel: Light Bodied, Smooth
  • Aftertaste: Hints of Sweetness
  • Sensory Experience: Neutral
  • Roast: None
  • Oxidation: Light

Best Brewed in Glass or Ceramic

Water Temperature 175°F
Amount of tea 4 grams of tea
Brew Covered or Uncovered Uncovered
Rinse 200 Degrees 5 seconds
Brew Times

Ceramic or Glass

  • 1st Brew: 3 minutes
  • 2nd Brew: 2 minutes

In Store Pickup is free at our Oakland location.

Overnight and Domestic shipping available.

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