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Dan Cong Phoenix

Dan Cong Phoenix

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Product code: 189

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Quick Overview:

Aroma of lotus and peach with hint of cinnamon. Straight from the beautiful mountain in Guangdong Province that is named after the legendary phoenix. Humid weather combined with cool, high-altitude temperatures and very fertile soil results in one of China’s most famous dark oolongs.

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The Phoenix mountain near Chazhou (Guangdong province) has a long tradition of producing oolong tea since the Tang Dynasty and became more popular during the Qing dynasty. In 1982, Phoenix Mountain's oolong tea has been awarded and recognized as Chinese's famous national tea.

Is drinking Phoenix Dan Cong good for my dental health?

A 1993 study conducted by scientists found that oolong tea inhibits the enzyme activities of bacteria streptococci, which has been known to cause dental plaque to form on teeth, and can lead to dental caries. Researchers found that oolong tea extract exhibits the most prominent inhibitory action and prevents dental plaques.

How to steep Phoenix Dan Cong?

Steep Phoenix Dan Cong leaves for 3 minute with 95 degree water. The most traditional way to enjoy Chinese Oolong Tea is using small “gongfu” tea cups, i.e. cups so small that the tea is finished in one small sip. These cups help discipline one to savor tea with patience, aka ‘gongfu’. Only drinking Phoenix Dan Cong slowly and patiently will one fully appreciate its unique flavors.

Which region of China is Phoenix Dan Cong from?

Phoenix Dan Cong is a type of Oolong tea from Guangdong Province. It grows on the Phoenix Mountain in the coastal Chaozhou City. The region has a mild and humid climate. The best Phoenix Dan Cong tea leaves grow in the parts of the mountain 1000 meters above sea level.

What’s the name of Phoenix Dan Cong in Chinese?

Phoenix Dan Cong Oolong Tea – 凤凰单枞乌龙茶 - fèng huáng dān cōng wū lóng

Feng Huang Dan Cong –凤凰单枞- fèng huáng dān cōng

Oolong Tea – 乌龙茶 – wū long cha

How is Phoenix Dan Cong written in other languages?

Danish: Phoenix dancong oolong, Dutch: Phoenix dancong oolong, Finnish: Phoenix dancong oolong, French: oolong dancong Phoenix, German: Phönix Dancong oolong, Greek: Φοίνιξ oolong dancing, Haitian Creole: Phoenix dancong oolong, Hebrew: פיניקס הסינגל אולונג, Italian: oolong dancong Phoenix, Japanese: フェニックスシングルからウーロン, Korean: 피닉스단일우롱차, Latvian: Phoenix dancong oolong, Lithuanian: Phoenix dancong oolong, Norwegian: Phoenix dancong oolong, Persian: ققنوس ولنج dancing, Polish: Feniks dancong ulung, Swedish: Phoenix dancong oolong, Thai: ฟีนิกซ์ เดียวจาก oolong, Turkish: Anka kuşu Tek oolong

Additional Information

Steeping time 3-4 min
Steeping temperature 100 °C - 212 °F
Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot 2-5 gram
Tea Year 2014
Tea Season Spring
Tea Caffeine Content medium
Tea Region Chaozhou Village
Tea Province Guangdong

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