Rare Coarse Leaf Infusion | TeaFountain Superb Oolong Edition | The coarse and large leaves of this superior Yu Lan Xiang-Style are a ‘Champagne of the China Teas’. This tea is a sweet and superb selection from the Phoenix Mountains in the Feng Huang province. In the withering process the leaves are shaped by hand and then wood-charcoal fired in wicker baskets to create and preserve a dark long-leaf with a magnolia blossom aroma that carries a fruity aftertaste.
A gentle steaming and semi-fermentation process (approx. 18%) of this precious tea allows the external part of the leaf to ferment without changing its cores chemistry significantly. Light, amber-colored infusion.
Outstanding flavor. Preferred by the tea connoisseur as afternoon & ‘Dinner Tea’ choice.
To sweeten add just a few White Rock Candy Crystals or our popular Oregon Tea Honeys # 88005. To prepare this selection use hot, not boiling water, let infuse for 5 minutes before serving and, if desired, add hot water again to the same leaves, allowing the tea to infuse a couple of minutes longer each time. Theine (caffeine) content: Medium | Gift Tin Packaging (Reusable & Recyclable)
Ingredients: Precious Yu Lan Xiang Oolong leaves from the Phoenix Mountain of the Feng Huang province in China.
Suggested Water Temperature: 180 F – Suggested Infusion Time: 5 Minutes.
Preparation: Bring fresh water to the boil. Let it cool down for 2 minutes. Warm up your tea pot by rinsing it with hot water. Fill one teaspoon per 6 oz cup of this Oolong Tea tea into the preheated tea pot or preferred cup. Pour the hot water into the tea. Let infuse up to 5 Minutes and serve. Remove infuser or pour your tea into another tea-pot or thermos carafe. Using an infuser or ‘Permanent Tea Filter’ for your cup or pot makes it easy to separate the leaves from the beverage after steeping. Most customers like to prepare another infusion with the same leaves.
Culinary notes: Because of its fresh and lighter green tea character this Oolong Grade Tea is offered as a choice with light foods, vegetarian, macrobiotic or vegetable recipes and special desserts including fruits and lighter French cheese selections. Suitable as High Tes selection.
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We started creating client and custom blends like this one under our European TEA STATION label in 1975. Since 1997 our traditional tea blend designs and tisanes are also known and sold in the United States. For over 40 years the Top Quality and reasonable pricing of our special creations make them very popular selections for tea connoisseurs and clients in the Culinary Industry.
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General Info: Academic research shows that green and semi-fermented thea sinensis leaves are potent fat burners and help to prevent cancer and arteriosclerosis.
Precious leaves from the Fujian Province in China are also referred to as Wulong or Wu-Long Teas (named after Wu Liang who, as legend has it, started the semi-fermentation process of the ‘Black Dragon’ leaves).