Rare "Phoenix Bird Oolong" Sampler
Sample delicious, rare "Dan Cong" style Oolongs favoured as "tribute teas" by emperors. Three rare, handcrafted Oolongs, grown on small farms in the Yellow Mountains, Fenghuang area, of Guangdong Province. Crafted from select varietals, these lots offer aromatic, delicious, ambrosial flavors and rich cups of tea. Our sampler includes:
- Lone Bush "Wu Dong Dan Cong". Made with the famous "Chao An" varietal. Single-origin, handmade, this lot is distinguished by the farmer's high-fire process which yields a roasted taste. Taste has hints of almonds and a sweet lingering finish. 1 oz.
- Gardenia Fragrance "Huang Zhi Xiang". Sweet aroma with a tangy note underneath. Finish blends the two notes reflecting its complexity. Taste is lingering and refreshing. 1 oz.
- Yellow Fragrance "Huang Xiang". Unusually large leaf harvested from an old tree. Main note is sublime - sweet nectar covers the palate. The finish will linger. 1 oz.
We have additional lots of rare Phoenix Bird Oolongs of comparable quality not listed herein. In the event any of the above lots sell out, we will replace that lot with a comparable rare Phoenix Bird Oolong. Or call us at 415 458 8624 to inquire as to other available rare Phoenix Bird lots.
Silk Road Teas is an award-winning purveyor of rare and artisan teas. Every year, we travel extensively in China, visiting small farms, out-of-the-way tea markets, cooperatives and specialty tea companies to find teas that offer our customers the highest quality and a distinctive taste experience. As a result, our teas are widely recognized for their variety and unparalleled quality. Quite simply, you won't find a finer tea anywhere. Satisfaction guaranteed.
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Three rare Fenghuang Dan Cong style oolongs, handcrafted emperors' "Tribute Teas". Leaves yield delicious, ambrosial flavors, rich cups of tea.
Three one ounce samples. Enjoy tastes favored by emperors!
Posted by Evan Raksin on 11th Dec 2016
I am greatly enjoying all three teas. The gardenia fragrance phoenix definitely has the most depth of flavor. By far my favorite. The lone bush and yellow fragrance are more subtle but also very tasty. Thanks!
"rare--unlike the "phoenix" doesn't fly
Posted by brdman on 13th Mar 2016
i was disappointed with all three of the sampler's offerings--very ordinary tastes
tried longer soaks with little improvement