Cultivar:You Hua Xiang "Pomelo Blossom Aroma"
Harvest: April 2020
Phoenix Dancong is a special style of oolong tea produced in Fenghuang "Phoenix" Mountain, a coastal region celebrated for its mineral-rich soils, foggy climate and rocky landscape. The region is home to diverse cultivars developed through generations of selective cultivation. Many are named after a xiang or "aroma" type. It is said these tea trees mimic the aromas of various flowers and fruits, like Tuberose, Honey & Orchids, or Almond while others are named from farmer tales. This tea is produced exclusively from the You Hua Xiang "Pomelo Blossom Aroma" cultivar. This tea features lofty floral and fruity notes of pomelo, orange blossom honey, neroli, jasmine, natal plum, rice wine and champagne grapes. This tea has a one of a kind aromatic complexity and is fun to brew.
Lofty floral and fruity notes of pomelo, orange blossom honey, neroli, jasmine, natal plum, rice wine and champagne grapes
7 grams | 1 tbsp
Add 1 tbsp (7g) tea per 8 ounces water into a small gaiwan or teapot.
Use 200°F water
Briefly rinse leaves. Decant and discard this infusion.
Add water and infuse for 20 seconds.
Repeat for a second infusion. Increase the steeping time to 30 seconds.
Repeat for another 3+ infusions. Increase the steeping time by 15 seconds with each additional infusion.
Gaiwan Brewing from Rishi Tea on YouTube.