This is a beautifully balanced and complex tea with a deep, yet faint, ripe fruitiness in the background. The flavor is slightly honey-floral and nutty. There is a lingering sweet caramel aftertaste due to the high fire roasting technique. This oolong is warming and satisfying, reminiscent of baked goods.
Ingredients: Organic Green Tea*.
Steeping Instructions: use one teaspoon of leaves with for every 8 fl oz 82-96ºC/ 180-205°F water; steep for ~3 minutes*.
About the tea: Da Hong Pao is one of the most famous oolong teas in the world. It comes from the famous Wuyi Mountains in the Fujian Province of China. It is one of 5 ‘Rock Teas’, meaning the teas are grown in more rocky areas making the mineral content in the soil much denser. This is what gives the 5 rock teas their signature flavors. Being a good digestive tea it goes well with food or sweets. It is perfect for multiple infusions so you can tease out many layers of intriguing flavor. Contains caffeine.
Suggestion(s): A good digestive tea that goes well with food or sweets. It is perfect for multiple infusions so you can tease out many layers of intriguing flavor.
Per 2 oz tea, you get approximately 20-25 cups of tea.