Peach Flower Oolong

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Place of Origin
Phoenix Mountain, Guandong Province, China

Month and Year of Picking
May 2017

Tasting Notes
The taste raises to the name. This is a sweet and fragnant dan cong with a characteristic peach note.

Sourcing Notes
Grown by prize-winning tea master Huang Shuwei in the Phoenix Mountain area of Guangdong, China, Peach Flower Oolong is an exquisite tea characterised by a delicious honey and stone-fruit aroma.

This oolong's Chinese name, “Shui Mi Xiang”, literally means “water honey aroma”, which alludes to the tea's subtle honey sweetness and rarified fragrance. Phoenix oolongs are renowned for their dusty sweet aroma and golden liquor, and Peach Flower Oolong is an excellent representative of this genre.

Grown as a “Dan Cong oolong”, or a “single thicket” oolong, the leaves for Shui Mi Xiang are from semi-wild mountainside trees that are well known for producing more sophisticated tea than cultivated gardens.

A great counterpart to our Eight Immortals Oolong, Peach Flower Oolong makes a delicious introduction to Phoenix Dan Cong Oolongs.

Read about teas from Phoenix Mountains here.

Serving size
This tea is sold in 40g pouches.

Brewing instructions
Western method: Use 3g per 200ml in 95°C water. Brew for 1 minutes. Re-infuse to taste.
Gong fu method: Use 5g per 100ml in 95°C water. Brew for 10 seconds. Add 5 seconds to each subsequent infusion.