From the mountain of Ali Shan, Taiwan, this high altitude wulong is one of our grand classics.
Plucked by hand and aged since 2004 by successive charcoal roasting, this high mountain tea offers an infusion with glossy black leaves and warm fragrances.
Following the aesthetic of a Bai Hao with the cultivar (qingshin), a favourite of the Taiwanese, this "Oriental Beauty" comes to us from plantations located on the flanks of the Jingmai mountain in Yunnan (China).
A worthy representative of the rock wulongs, this wulong with delicately rolled leaves was only slightly roasted, preserving its flavourful vegetal (courgette) and floral fineness. Its full and tangy (tangerine) liquor, deploys rich tropical (durian) and honeyed aromas.
Thanks to its soothing effect, this caffeine-free blend of rooibos and spices will appeal to everyone.
Presented here in its aged version, the Chi Ye has often been a staple of our Phoenix Mountain wulong (Feng Huang) selection.
Here is the chance to taste one of the 200 award-winning 3rd class teas (only 9% of the prizes presented) during the last Bai Hao competition in Taiwan.
Stored in Montreal’s dry climate since its purchase, this famous "rock wulong" from Fujian is offered here in a remarkably well-balanced aged version.
Legendary wulong from the Wuyi mountains of Fujian, it is the most famous of the "rock teas", as they are called. Delicately twisted whole leaves are lightly roasted for a rich full liquor.
This First Class, award-winning wulong is one of the last one hundred teas in its category from the 6000 lots presented this year at the Luku contest.
We are proud to offer you this lot that has received an Honourable Mention in at the annual Luku competition.
Over the years, wulongs from Dong Ding Mountain have made quite a name for themselves.