Ba Xian Eight Immortals Phoenix Dancong 2 oz
This lovelY varietal of Dancong oolong from the Wu Dong mountains in Guandong Province, China is named after the the legendary Immortals revered by the Taoists for their siddha powers to confer life and destroy evil. They are also symbols of prosperity and longevity in Chinese culture.
Ba Xian Dancong is known for it's heavenly fragrance due to the up to 53 aroma molecules present in the leaf. The initial ingress of bitterness is balanced with sweet, floral and fruity notes remniscent of magnolia flower and peach.
To enjoy Dancong oolongs to their fullest, fill a gaiwan to the top with the leaf (10-15gms), rinse the leaf with boiled water, cast off, and then brew gongfu style with water at 200F keeping infusions brief - start at 30 seconds and working your way up in time.
2018 - one year rested