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Feng Huang Dan Cong Oolong Tea from Phoenix Mountain

Feng Huang Dan Cong Oolong Tea from Phoenix Mountain

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$8.95
Product code: 189

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For too long the Dancong oolong has been in the shadow of the famous Wuyishan dahongpao. That’s changing, in China this tea is rinsing as a phoenix reborn from the ashes. Try the best now from Teasenz.

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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 medium-roast dark oolongs.

The Phoenix mountain near Chaozhou (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. 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. Read about the history and origin of dan cong oolong tea.

In the video below we show how you could make a phoenix dan cong in a Yixing gaiwan.

 

Tip: 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 allow one fully appreciate its unique flavors.

Phoenix Dan Cong in Chinese: 凤凰单枞 - fèng huáng dān cōng

Additional Information

Steeping time 3-4 min
Steeping temperature 100 °C - 212 °F
Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot 2-5 gram
Tablespoons / 500ml (17 oz) 2 tbsp
Tea Year 2016
Tea Season Spring
Tea Caffeine Content medium
Tea Region Chaozhou Village
Tea Province Guangdong
Gluten-free yes
Tea in Chinese 凤凰单枞

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