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Loose Leaf Oolong Tea

Oolong Tea

Perhaps the most revered of teas, oolongs offer a delightful range of flavors and aromas. Its twisted leaves conjure mythical dragons, thus its original name Wulong.

We offer a wide variety of single-origin oolongs, in richly rewarding flavors, aromas and styles—flowers, herbs, nectar, and honey-sweet, roasted notes.

>Oolong Tea
  •  Gardenia Fragrance  - Huang Zhe Xiang

    Gardenia Fragrance - Huang Zhe Xiang

    Gardenia Fragrance is aroma, flavors and the artistry of the tea maker. A Dan Cong style oolong harvested on the famous WuDong Mountain, it is a ladder-harvested tea that was processed to a small lot in 2001. Tea was then packaged into specially designed...
    Exceptional leaf appearance, nectar sweet & lingering flavors.

  • "Little Monkey" Tieguanyin

    "Little Monkey" Tieguanyin

    In China, highest grades of Tieguanyin oolong are prized and often presented as gifts. These lots are judged not only on taste and aroma, appearance plays a very big part in the rating. Once a lot is processed, the leaves are again inspected and...
    Bright, fresh aromas & floral notes.
  • AnXi Oolong - Tieguanyin

    AnXi Oolong - Tieguanyin

    A traditional style Tieguanyin oolong – medium oxidized made with large rolled leaves that will open to offer sweet, tasty , almost spicy flavors. More commonly known as "Iron Goddess", this oolong offers a heady aroma. It is grown in the...
    Toasty aroma, spicy floral notes.

  • Ben Shan oolong -  Source Mountain

    Ben Shan oolong - Source Mountain

    Arguably one of the more aromatic of the Tieguanyin-style or low-oxidized oolongs, Ben Shan or "Source Mountain" is a classic flowery-flavor tea that cups to an aroma and fragrance and body that will satisfy! Made with a comparatively small-leaf varietal...
    Fresh, light aromas, stone fruit & peachy taste.

  • Breast Flower Fragrance - Ru Hua Xiang

    Breast Flower Fragrance - Ru Hua Xiang

    Legend tells us that as the young maidens plucked the first, new leaves of spring, they placed the most precious in their blouses to be preserved for the enjoyment of the Emperor and his court. The story provides us with a wonderful name for one of our...
    Rolled leaves open to orchid-like flavors & a buttery-sweet finish.

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    Brothers Oolong

    Literally translated as "Brothers", Xiong Di is a Dan Cong cultivar developed 30 years ago by grafting two prized oolong trees. The name "Brother" originates from the proximity of the trees prior to initial grafting and encouraged by its local...
    Lively, notes of sweet Osmanthus
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    Drunken Concubine - Zui Gue

    Drunken Concubine is named in recognition of the intoxicating flavors of a wonderful, high-grade Tieguanyin oolong. Grown in the AnXi Region of southern Fujian Proince, the cultivar is made to variegated shades of greens almost to blue with soft golden...
    Caresses the tongue with nectar-like flavors.
  • Golden Dawn - Huang Dan

    Golden Dawn - Huang Dan

    Golden Dawn is in a class of high-mountain Oolongs considered to have been tribute teas during the Song Dynasty. This lot was harvested from aged Oolong trees estimated to be well over 60 years old. The roots of these trees now reach deep into the rich...

  • Golden Jade Oolong - Huang Guan Yin

    Golden Jade Oolong - Huang Guan Yin

    Ever inventive, skilled grafting of a high-grade Tieguanyin oolong varietal with the early-spring harvest Huang Jin Gui cultivar created this aromatic and luscious offering - Golden Jade. The successful graft and propagation of this tea in the not too...
    Aromatic, lush, floral flavors.

  • Hairy Crab - Mao Xie

    Hairy Crab - Mao Xie

    Wonderful, verdant oolong named for the downy hairs that cover its small and rounded leaf and the unfurling of the leaves as they steep. Locals on the coast of China relate this unfurling reminds them of  the legs of crabs as they swim. Hairy Crab...
    Delicious, fuity notes.

  • Immortals Oolong - Shui Xian

    Immortals Oolong - Shui Xian

    Aromatic, Shui Xian literally translates as "water sprite". Large light-green leaves tinged with hues of red, have been lightly pressed into 5-gram cakes offering yet another way to enjoy an oolong. Why we selected this particular lot. First, the...
    Orchid aroma, honey-sweet flavor

  • Iron Goddess Tieguanyin

    Iron Goddess Tieguanyin

    Often referred to as the tea of poets, "Iron Goddess" is our traditional-style Tieguanyin oolong. The name Tie Guan Yin is often translated as "Goddess of Mercy", yet the name is now generally accepted to describe an oolong cultivar offering an intense...
    Yellow-gold liquor, touch of spice, fruit in the finish

  • Magnolia Blossom Fragrance - Yu Lan Xiang

    Magnolia Blossom Fragrance - Yu Lan Xiang

    Once picked, the leaves are sorted, withered in sunlight or a warm room for several hours with an occasional gentle rolling. This hand-rolling of the leaves induces the process of creating the flavors and aromas of perhaps our sweetest tasting qolong. A...
    Find flavors of roasted almond, honeysuckle and stone fruit.

  • Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

    Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

    Our "Monkey Picked" Tieguanyin was grown in the AnXi Region in southern Fujian Province, a region with a rich history of cultivating award-winning, world-class Tieguanyins. The region's terroir or "soils" - the farms' altitude, proximity of the sea,...
    Vibrant, fresh green colors, lush, floral & buttery

  • One Bush - Rare Oolong Collection

    One Bush - Rare Oolong Collection

    Our One Bush, a Fenghuang Dan Cong or Tan Chung style oolong, is made from a single tree of the famous "Chao An" cultivar. A cultivar local to the Fenghuang area of Guangdong Province, this lot was harvested in 2002. The Chao An...
    Aged oolong, sweet, complex fruit and nectar flavors.

  • Orchid Fragrance - Zhe Lan Xiang

    Orchid Fragrance - Zhe Lan Xiang

    Made using traditional farming and processing methods for a Dan Cong class oolong, Orchid Fragrance offrs a sweet and tangy aroma unlike any of our other collection of Phoenix Bird oolongs.  It is grown at an elevation of approximately 1000 meters...
    Wood charcoal fired, sweet & tangy

  • Phoenix Bird oolongs - Rare Collection

    Phoenix Bird oolongs - Rare Collection

    Long favored as "tribute teas" by emperors, these 3 teas were grown on small farms in Chou Zhou County, the Yellow or Phoenix Mountains, Guangdong Province, and harvested in 2002-04. Plucked and crafted from select local cultivars, these...
    Flavors of nectar , stone fruit & floral to brown sugar & toasted almonds.

  • Plum Blossom Fragrance  - Mi Lan Xiang

    Plum Blossom Fragrance - Mi Lan Xiang

    Large trees that look very much like stone fruit trees line the mountainside. Six to 10-foot stone walls form terraces creating flat surfaces across the steep slope. Soils are a rich red color and clay-like. The morning fog is just beginning to lift and...
    Aroma of plums, intoxicating flavors of fruit