Dong Fang Hong Eastern Red Old Tree Phoenix Feng Huang Dan Cong Oolong Tea

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US $8.99 - US $144.99
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Type:
Oolong
Origin:
China
Form:
Loose
Packaging:
Bag
Year:
2022
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Product Overview

Phoenix Dancong is a special style of oolong tea produced in Fenghuang "Phoenix" Mountain, a coastal region celebrated for its mineral-rich soils, foggy climate and rocky landscape. The region is home to diverse cultivars developed through generations of selective cultivation. Many are named after a xiang or "aroma" type. It is said these tea trees mimic the aromas of various flowers and fruits, like Tuberose, Honey & Orchids, or Almond while others are named from farmer tales.

Dong Fang Hong is one of the most well-known Phoenix Oolong Tea, it's named after the communist propaganda for the uprising new government, the caretaker of the tree sent 2.5 kg of the mother tree tea to Chairman Mao in the '50s. The Song-species Dancong Dong Fang Hong, was refined by Liang Zuwen for Mao Zedong and it was recognized by Chairman Mao.

Loose leaves were in dark green color with a gold vein. Once brewed, the leaves spread, rubbery, soft in light, yellowish-green color. The tea liquor was bright and clear in light orange color. The infusions were refreshing and smooth with a sweet aftertaste. It has a deep and restrained charcoal incense carrying sweet and moisturizing air. A fruity fragrance is charming and long-lasting.

Brewing Guide: Brew it in a gaiwan or in a Yixing teapot. Preheat the vessel and cups with water between 85-95°C or 185-200°F. Fill 1/3 to 1/2 of the volume with tea and add water and push off the bubbles with the lid as you cover and pour out this wash. Add more water, cover and infuse for 30 seconds to 1 minute, depending on taste. Pour the tea into preheated cups and serve. Infusion can be repeated four or more times, increasing the infusion time as necessary.

 
Brewing Guide: Brew it in a gaiwan or in a Yixing teapot. Preheat vessel and cups with near boiling water (85-95°C or 185-200°F). Fill 1/3 to 1/2 of the volume with tea and add water and push off the bubbles with the lid as you cover and pour out this wash. Add more water, cover and infuse for 30 seconds to 1 minute, depending on taste. Pour tea into preheated cups and serve. Infusion can be repeated four or more times, increasing the infusion time as necessary.

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