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

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Wuyi Rock Oolong Tea Da Hong Pao "Big Red Robe" Medium-Roasted Premium Spring Ban Yan is a wondrous taste sensation.

Da Hong Pao oolong tea is famous for its unique floral fragrance and special Wuyi rock tea taste and fragrance. All Wuyi rock oolong teas have this unique rock tea taste and fragrance; other oolong teas do not possess these unique characteristics. The rock tea taste and fragrance can be described by four characteristics: aroma, cleanness, sweetness and animation. Unlike Tie Guan Yin teas, which focus on the high fragrance, Wuyi rock teas concentrate on the taste. The taste is a deep and heavy one which you can feel after drinking the tea soup while the fragrance provides a background hightlight. Though this tea is from the Ban Yan growing region, its rock fragrance and taste is still quite strong. It presents wonderful highlights of fresh, soft tea liquid with a clean flower aroma and strong sweetness.

Harvest time: 2013 Spring

Picking standard: one bud with two leaves

Shape: tight bar shaped tea leaves

Dried tea color: dark brown color

Aroma: natural and fresh unique fragrance

Tea soup 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 vessel and pour out the water within 8 seconds.

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

5) Additional infusions: the 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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