Big Red Robe (Wuyi Oolong)
Legendary cup of hand picked roasted oolong!
Grown in Wuyishan, Fujian, China, within the Wuyishan ecological reserve. The specific name of this tea is QI Dan, and its grown 600 meters above elevation. This tea has won many awards for its great flavor from roasting techniques by the Li family. The Li family is also known for its sustainable farming and helping to preserve the land. According to a well known legend it is said that a farmer had saved an emperor’s wife, so he sent symbolic red robes to thank the farmer. With such honor, the farmer named the tea “Big Red Robe.”
Great history, great taste, and grown within a great ecological reserve.
Flavor: Full bodied with spice
Overal: Intense savory with fruity notes
Breakfast: Asian pears, persimmons, and chunks of honeycomb
Brunch: Granola with milk chocolate
Dinner: Thai green curry with fresh herbs or tomato basil chicken pasta
Wine: Pinot Noir or infused white wine
The Impact of Your Purchase
You are supporting the Li family who are suistainable farmers that grows tea within an ecological reserve. With your support they are able to continue to practice their sustainable farming methods as well as traditions that will be passed on. Remember each purchase plants one tree in efforts to help with reforestation.
Servings per unit
20-25 servings based on strength preference
- 7 grams
- 6 ounces of at 208 degrees
- steep for 5 seconds
- resteep several times adding 10 seconds each steep
- 5 grams
- 6-8 ounces water 208 degrees
- Steep 20 seconds
- Resteep several times adding 10 seconds each steep
Iced or Cold
- 4 grams
- 12 ounces room temperature water
- Place in a jar in your fridge overnight or at least 8-12 hours
- Add ice and enjoy.
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