Guang Dong Phoenix Dan Cong Oolong Tea


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Guangdong Province lies on the south coastline of Chinese mainland. Phoenix Dan Cong grows in the tea region in Phoenix Mountain in Chaozhou, Guangdong. This tea has the aroma of fruit and sweet potato. Liquid is orange and full of honey fragrance.

Honey Sweet Oolong Tea Resistant Aroma
  • Grown in Phoenix Mountain(凤凰山) area in Guangdong Province
  • Dry leaves are tight and thin in glossy and dark color.
  • Narcissus specie: origins in Shuiji Town in Jianyang, Fujian.
  • The liquid presents a color of amber.
  • Sweet aftertaste, shows a strong effect on secreting saliva.
  • Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)

Phoenix Dan Cong is a famous Tie Guan Yin from Guangdong Province. The tea has a high aroma with a different taste between the first sip and aftertaste. Along with the fragrance of sweet potato, an aroma of litchi will also be felt from the liquid. Be aware of the infusion of this tea. If you use gai wan, remember to quickly pour the liquid into your pitcher, instead of a long time’s infusion. A shorter time for the first brew will bring a more wonderful taste because the fruity aroma is stronger by now.

Certificate of Analyze by Eurofins

  • Certificate No.: AR-15-SU-024199-01

Our Guang Dong Phoenix Dan Cong Oolong Tea is analysed in accordance with the requirements of regulation (EC) 396/2005 (regulation on maximum residue levels in food and feed) in its currently valid version.

Recommend Brewing Guide:
Western Method Chinese Gongfu Way
Water : 17oz / 500ml 203℉ / 95℃ Water : 3oz / 85ml 203℉ / 95℃
Use 3 Tablespoons / 8 Grams Tea Use 7 Grams Tea
1 - 5 mins 6 steeps : rinse,10s,15s,20s,25s,30s,35s
Teapot may be your choice Gaiwan or yixing teapot may be your choice
Rinsing time is around 5 seconds

With the increase of infusion times, the flavor of the liquid will be lighter from different extent. When the fruity fragrance gradually fades away, the original aroma of Oolong tea will be more distinct. It has a long-lasting aroma when brewed, as well as a mellow and brisk taste and a sweet and smooth aftertaste. Feel the aroma with a deep breath – let the fragrance travel to every corner in your mouth and nose – you will be brimming with the atmosphere of being in an orchard.

The Health Benefits of Phoenix Dan Cong

Guang Dong Phoenix Dan Cong Oolong Tea
Fermentation decreases the stimulation to our body from fresh tea leaves. Besides, if you store the Oolong tea for one to three months before drinking it, it will better for your health. Proper storage method can prolong the validity time of its health benefits. Like most Oolong tea, Phoenix Dan Cong is able to protect our body from hypertension. After roasting, Dan Cong is much softer. Thus it could warm our stomach speaking from traditional Chinese medicine.

How to Make Tea

If you use Gaiwan to infuse the Phoenix Dan Cong, the first brew should be in a very short time. Take 10g dry teas for washing in 1 -2 seconds. Then use 3oz of water for first brew in 2 - 3 seconds. A strong fragrance of sweet potato will flow into your nose. The second to fourth brews can also be kept in 2 - 3 seconds. Thus it could retain its best flavor. Then brews afterward can be prolonged depends on your own taste. This tea is able to be infused over 12 times.

About Narcissus Specie

Origins in Shuiji Town in Jianyang, Fujian. Branches of the tree are straight and fragile. Fresh leaf is oval, in deep green and glossy color. The leaf surface is smooth and even. Vein is thick and unobvious. Petiole shows a wide and flat shape.

Where is this Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea produced

The Phoenix Mountain locates in Chaozhou, Guangdong. This area is close to the South China Sea. The climate here is warm, with sufficient rainfall. Tea trees are grown in the area above the altitude of 1000 meters, where the weather is cloudy and misty all the year round. Air moisture here is high and temperature between day and night is also very distinct. Average temperature is around 20℃, and annual precipitation is about 1800 millimeters. The fertile soil contains a abundant of organic matters and trace substance, which is helpful for tea tree’s grow and the forming of tea polyphenol and aromatic substance.

Map of Guangdong province

Legend of Phoenix Mountain

Phoenix Mountain

Once upon a time, there was a golden phoenix who had born two eggs in its nest on a high mountain, and hatched out two young phoenixes. After tough training and practice, the two phoenixes finally reached their goals and gained magic power. Since then where there was disaster, there were the two phoenixes. Peace will come along with the appearance of the phoenix. Not long after, stories about the two magical phoenix saving people soon spread out. Local people therefore gave the mountain where the phoenix lived a name, the Phoenix Mountain. As the mountain locates in Guangdong Province, it has abundant rain falls, which is very suitable for planting tea trees.

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Category: Oolong Tea

Type: Oolong Tea

Vendor: PureTea

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