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mamboMambo originated from the fusion of Cuban and American Jazz. Our Mambo blend is also a unique fusion of two similar, but quite different, styles: black teas from Yunnan and WuYi areas of China. Smoky, savory aroma, lingering notes of cocoa from the Yunnan, refreshing mineral finish from WuYi. Plush mouthfeel and succulent texture. The flavorful, rich body of our Mambo is guaranteed to jazz up your mornings and keep your feet tapping all day.
Steep at 212° for 3-5 minutes.
ingredients & lore
blended with yunnan jig tea and wuyi ensemble tea
The Mambo dance originated in Cuba, among its Haitian immigrants. The fusion of Swing and Cuban music produced this fascinating rhythm and in turn created a new sensational dance. The Mambo dance is attributed to Perez Prado who introduced it at La Tropicana night-club in Havana in 1943. It first appeared in the United States in New York's Park Plaza Ballroom - a favorite hangout of enthusiastic dancers from Harlem. The Mambo gained its excitement in 1947 at the Palladium and other renowned places such as The China Doll, Havana Madrid and Birdland.