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Famous for its long-lasting sharp aroma, rich flavor, and mellow after taste, rou GUI is the undisputed king of Wuyi oolong rock tea (yancha). Rou Gui has a signature flavor full of rock-essence that lingers in the mouth. Once infused, rou GUI displays a beautiful and clear golden color. Tea lovers who enjoy a stronger and roasted taste can find rou GUI particularly satisfying.
Shui-Xian means “water celestial” in Chinese. Leaves of Shui-Xian have a distinctive shape of “dragonfly head, frog leg”. Once infused, Shui-Xian produces a profound orchid aroma. Its delicate and tender taste makes it very approachable for all tea lovers.
Qi-lan is a type of tea originally from pinghe, Fujian. “extraordinary orchid” is qi-lan’s name in Chinese. Qi-lan has a unique honey and orchid aroma. This scent is also immersed in the taste. Qi-lan is loved by tea drinkers who enjoy the profound aroma and medium taste.
Huang guan yin (yellow goddess), also called “105” by tea makers, is a Wuyi oolong cultivar fathered by famed tie guan yin plants and mothered by Huang dan plants. Huang guan yin is famous for its sharp, floral and celestial aroma. Being a close relative to golden peony, Huang guan yin has a light roast and a more balanced taste.
Golden peony also called Huang mu dan, is famous for its lighter, smoother taste and refreshing, long-lasting aroma. Originally from south Fujian, golden peony is a crossbreed of tie guan yin plant and Huang dan plant. Crafted with Wuyi oolong tea-making techniques, our golden peony stands out as one of the most flavorsome in our oolong selection.
White comb is one of the four most famous tea plants in wu-yi area. White comb is easily distinguishable by its signature light yellow leaves. Once infused, white comb leaves display a charming greenish-yellow color. Different from other wu-yi rock tea, white comb endures fewer infusions.
Iron Luo-Han, or tie Luo han, is a type of Wuyi oolong rock tea (yancha). Iron Luo-Han has a notable thick but luscious taste and a refreshing floral aroma. Being one of the four most famous tea plants in the Wuyi area, iron Luo-Han inherited classic characteristics of Wuyi oolong rock tea: handcrafted, strong aroma and multilayer taste.
Wild harvest is our Wuyi oolong tea made with fresh leaves from wild tea plants. Wild tea plants on our tea fields are not planted by grafting. They grow out of falling seeds from tea plants. Due to the random growing location, all wild harvest tea leaves are gathered by hand. Our wild harvest has a medium roast. Once infused, the tea soup displays a pleasant amber color and produces a long-lasting sweet aftertaste.
Signature da hong pao employs a blending technique called “pin pie”. It aims to delivery a constant taste and aroma every season. Depending on the year of production, this blend could include leaves from Rou-GUI, Shui-xian or many others. Learn more about our "Ping pie" techniques.
The scent of longan is a type of jin jun mei, or “golden eyebrow”, the highest-quality black tea that only uses newly sprouted leaf tips from high-altitude tea trees for tea-making. Scent of longan’s name comes from its sweet and honey-like taste, similar to the taste of longan fruits. Scent of longan has a stunning amber color. The honey aroma and long-lasting sweet taste linger in the mouth from the first cup to the last cup.
Dragon beard, a type of jin jun mei or golden eyebrow, is a unique kind of premium black tea. Dragon beard uses all buds instead of leaves. One pound of dragon beard required at least five to eight thousand standard raw buds. Dragon beard buds are tight and slim. Different from the scent of longan, its close relative, dragon beard is lighter in sweetness and has an endless aftertaste.
Little Chi-Gan or Xiao Chi-Gan, the authentic Lapsang Souchong, is the original black tea from the 16th century. This is the type of black tea that started the original “afternoon tea” trend in Europe. Our Little Chi-Gan has a refreshing dry taste. Those who like light sweet and heavier herbal taste and aroma might find this tea extraordinarily fulfilling.
Big chi-gan, or da chi-gan, is a close relative of little chi-gan, the authentic and original lapsang souchong. Different from small chi-gan, big chi-gan uses bigger expanding leaves. It has a lightly sweet taste and herbal aroma. Big chi-gan is ideal for office use and entertainment purposes.
Silver needle is the most iconic in white tea. Silver needle is named after its iconic fine white hair covered leaf and needle-like shape. The silver needle has a mild sweet taste and a rich refreshing aroma. After infusion, silver needle displays a pleasing pale yellow color.
White peony is a celebrated white tea. Named after its flower-like leaves, white peony is full of the aroma of nature. Aged white peony has a distinct herbal medicine taste.
Shou-mei, also called gong-mei, has broader and thicker leaves. Shou-mei is named after its eyebrow shaped leaves. Shou-mei has an extraordinary refreshing and pure taste. It is full of healthy amino acids, mineral substances, multiple vitamins, and trace elements. Being a “colder” tea, shou-mei is ideal for the summer.