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Wu Yi Oolong tea - Da Hong Pao A

Da Hong Pao A

Wu Yi Oolong tea - Da Hong Pao A



A classic tea for oolong tea lovers and certainly the most famous of the Wu Yi Si Da Ming Cong. Good clarity, medium dark tea liquor. Medium toastiness, roasted nuts, cocoa hint to the nose. In mouth, the tea is full bodied, medium to heavy toastiness, medium length with fruit and yellow flower.


Origine: Fu Jian province
Harvesting area: Wu Yi Shan
Plantation altitude: ~800 above sea level
Harvesting: Spring 2017
Tea varietal: Da Hong Pao


Teaware: Duan Ni, Hei Ni
Water temperature: 90-95C
Storage: Drink now, store cool and dry for up to 5 years (minimum weight suggested: 250gr)
Food pairing: Spicy chocolate cake

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Good value, but still a very special tea. by V Lukyanov 09 Oct 2005
This is a very cheap Wuyi tea and you might expect less than what you get. Though some shops provide very heavily oxisidised Traditional Da Hong Pao teas at a very similar price they have nothing in common with this lovely and beautifully creamy tea. Everyone will notice something special about this tea, a sweet and pleasant aroma that comes out when the tea is steeped. I noticed that oversteeping is possible without due experience, especially if using a small teapot, but it is not too difficult to get it right with this tea.

Overall, price and taste combined this is a wonderful tea.

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