Xun Shan Da Hong Pao

Smokey, strong and incredibly flavorful Da Hong Pao. The most potent oolong we have up to date. Up to 12 steeps when applying Chinese gong fu brewing. 

10g in the original one-steep pouch. 
Variety: Chinese tea, Oolong Origin: Fujian, China
€3,00

Da Hong Pao, the most popular Wuyi rock tea direct from its origin Wuyishan, Fujian. This authentic oolong has the characteristic 'rock' flavor from the mineral rich hills of the protected Wuyishan nature reserve. The large dark leaves brew bright orange soup that demonstrate a lasting flowery fragrance of orchid. Drinks smooth and gives you with a satisfying aftertaste.

You can steep Da Hong Pao up to 12 times when using Gong fu method. For the fourth brew and after, adjust the steeping time accordingly at each step. Use the experience of the previous steeps to determine the brewing time. If the previous brew was too light, then try increasing the steeping time more. If the previous brew was too strong, then try to steep the next brew shorter. Notice the taste and aroma evolving at each step, which makes drinking this tea so pleasurable.

Tea Province

Tea Region

Harvest Year

Tea Season

Fujian

Wuyishan (350m)

2023

Spring

Qi Family
📍 Wuyishan, Fujian, China

Tasting notes

Leaf
orchid flowers, stone fruit seed

Cup
orchid, stone fruit, sweet earthy note

Flavor
Chocolate, toasted hazelnut, hints of rock and minerals

Temperature

Tea amount

Water amount

Steeping time

95-98 °C

5 gram

100ml

5 sec (add 5 sec per steep for up to 12 steeps)

Temperature

Tea amount

Water amount

Steeping time

95-98 °C

3 gram

500ml

40 sec

Du'sha tea jars

This chic and modern violet glass jar is perfect for tea storage and wonderfully sustainable. The glass is specially treated to protect natural products like herbs, spices, and tea from harmful sunlight, heat, and humidity. You can wash it by hand or in the dishwasher and reuse it indefinitely.

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