Big Red Robe (Wuyi Oolong)

$34.99

Legendary cup of hand picked roasted oolong!

Description

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 Profile

Aroma: Floral

Flavor: Full bodied with spice

Overal: Intense savory with fruity notes

Pairings

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

Steeping instructions

Gongfu style

  • 7 grams
  •  6 ounces of  at 208 degrees
  • steep for 5 seconds
  • resteep several times adding 10 seconds each steep

Western

  • 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.

Ingredients

Roasted black oolong tea

Loose leaf tea

*Contains caffeine

*If nursing or pregnant please contact a doctor before use.*

12 in stock

SKU: TCB3484 Category: China