Orchid Fragrance Oolong (Zhe Lan Xiang)

This medium oxidized, brown-green leaf offers a sweet and tangy aroma unlike any other of our Phoenix Bird Oolongs. Made in the Dan Cong style, it is grown at an elevation of over 1000 meters in the Phoenix Mountains of Guangdong Province. The terrain is very steep, the soils are red color.  Fresh water springs run underground and feed the tea trees/bushes minerals that create a tea of unparalleled taste.   The mountains are shrouded in clouds and mists by morning and evening and hot sun during the day in the tea harvest season, yielding some of China's most prized teas. Long, thin leaves are withered, then wood charcoal-fired to produce a sweet and tangy taste. A very rich and aromatic leaf it will steep to a nectar-like taste, hints of almonds and offer multiple infusions.  Lot # 8.

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