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.

  • New Lot!

    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 Province, the cultivar is made to variegated shades of greens almost to blue with soft golden...
    Caresses the tongue with nectar-like 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

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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
  • White Chrysanthemum Oolong

    White Chrysanthemum Oolong

    Mellow, deep, toasty flavors characterize the "Black Dragon" Oolong that is the basis of this traditional blend. White Chrysanthemum flowers are added bringing a fresh sweetness to this delightful tea. A favored tea in China, especially in the holiday...
    Toasty Oolong & tangy, sweet Chrysanthemum

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    Golden Dawn - Huang Dan

    Golden Dawn is in a class of high-mountain Dan Cong style oolongs that were tribute teas during the Song Dynasty. This lot was harvested in 2002 from aged Oolong trees estimated to be well over 80-100 years old. The roots of these trees now reach deep...
    Aged 22 years, peachy enticing aromas

  • "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.
  • Gardenia Fragrance  - Huang Zhe Xiang

    Gardenia Fragrance - Huang Zhe Xiang

    Gardenia Fragrance is a true Dan Cong oolong. Harvested in 2001, this lot is made from a blend of the farm’s oolong trees. This was the traditional Dan Cong processing whereby leaves from various old trees are blended to create this lot. One will...
    Aged 22 years. Ambrosial, intoxicating!

  • Tieguanyin Sachets

    Tieguanyin Sachets

    10% discount when you order 3 or more. Winner- 1st place in the North American Tea Championship You will taste the difference when you cup this tea! It is rare to find an oolong of this quality presented in a teabag. In selecting our Tieguanyin, we took...
    Sweet, floral notes with a lingering, buttery finish.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Zhongshan Baiye "White Leaf" Oolong

    Zhongshan Baiye "White Leaf" Oolong

    A famous Dan Cong variety Oolong that has been cultivated and enjoyed for 100-200 years. Originating in the WuYi mountains of Fujian Province, this highly aromatic Oolong steeps to a golden-yellow infusion with a complex, delicate, toasty-fruity flavor...
    Delicate, almond-sweet & fruity flavor.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 oolong. A...
    Find flavors of roasted almond, honeysuckle and stone fruit.

  • World of China's oolongs

    World of China's oolongs

    Exotic large leaves, highly aromatic & flavorful - 3 varieties of oolongs! Our sampler offers essentially the range of Chinese oolong styles. From low-oxidized and floral to traditional medium oxidized and "spicey" to high-fired and toasty. Offers a...
    Aromas, flavors & lingering sweet notes

  • Wuyi Yan Cha - "Rock Tea"

    Wuyi Yan Cha - "Rock Tea"

    Classed as one of the Wuyi Rock Teas, WuYi Yan Cha, through multiple charcoal firings, is a mountain grown oolong that brews to rich orange-red colors & strong flavors. Aroma is likewise strong, a result of the intense firing process it undergoes...
    Bright red, caramel & fruit flavors

  • Snow Pear Oolong - Xue Li

    Snow Pear Oolong - Xue Li

    A comparatively rare style of oolong here in the U.S. It is largely consumed by the domestic market as it is a local favorite. The small leaf offers a distinct flowery aroma and a natural, peachy flavor. Snow Pear offers another glimpse into China's...
    Distinct flowery aroma, natural peachy flavor.