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Wuyi Rock Oolong Tea Da Hong Pao "Big Red Robe" Medium-Roasted - 25g

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Wuyi Rock Oolong Tea Da Hong Pao "Big Red Robe" Medium-Roasted is flavorful.

Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) oolong tea is famous for its unique floral fragrance and especially the Wuyi rock tea taste and fragrance. All Wuyi rock Oolong teas have a unique rock tea taste and fragrance; the other Oolong teas do not possess this characteristic. The rock tea taste and fragrance can be described in the four aspects: aroma, cleanness, sweetness and animation. Unlike Tie Guan Yin teas, which focus on the high fragrance, Wuyi rock tea concentrates on the taste. Its fragrance is a deep and heavey one which you can feel after drinking the tea soup. Though this tea is harvested from the Ban Yan growing regions, its rock fragrance and taste is still quite strong, and you will note highlights with fresh, soft tea liquid, clean flower aroma and strong sweetness.

Harvest time: 2012 Spring

Picking standard: one bud with two leaves

Shape: tight bar shaped tea leaves

Dried tea color: bloom dark brown color

Aroma: natural and fresh unique fragrance

Tea liquid color: bright golden yellow

Taste: freshness, softness, mellow, thickness, unique flower taste

Steeping vessel: Gaiwan (120cc) or Yixing tea pot (120cc)

Steeping guidelines: Gaiwan or Yixing pot (120cc): 5-7grams per time (based on personal taste); the water temperature should be over 98°C (209°F).

1) Warm up: First warm up the vessels, pour out the hot water.

2) Smell dried tea fragrance: Then put the teas in the vessels, cover the Gaiwan or Yixing pot, and shake the vessels for about 3 seconds. Then smell the dried tea leaves aroma.

3) Wash the tea: Pour the hot water into the vessels and pour out the water within 8 seconds.

4) First infusion: Pour the hot water into the vessels again, and steep for about 10-25 seconds (based on personal taste).

5) Ensuing infusions: time for the successive infusions can be 5 seconds longer than the previous infusion.

Infusion numbers: at least 9 times

 

For more information, see Wuyi Rock Oolongs

 

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