Dan Cong, or "single tea shrub", is found on Phoenix mountain, Guangdong province. This tea stands out for its large brown twisted leaves, and is made from the Ya Shi Xiang cultivar, whose name means "duck excrement fragrance".
A delicious, sweet and subtly sour Dan Cong , which reveals mango, fragrant flower and candied citrus notes.
In order to bring out all the aromatic complexity of this tea, we recommend multiple infusions using the traditional chinese Gong Fu Cha method.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Guangdong, China
- Tea colour:
- Oolong (medium oxidation)
Appearance: long twisted leaves
Colour: dark leaves, purple shades
Notes: toasted, fruity
Notes: tiare flower, exotic fruits, honey
Flavour: sweet with a fine acidity
Notes: mango, heady flowers, candied citrus, vegetal, honeyed, vanilla, tiare flower, toasted
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 90°C.
With the Gong Fu Cha (teapot/Gaiwan): infusions during 30-40 secondes.
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