Oolong is a traditional Chinese tea (Camellia sinensis) produced through a unique process including withering under the strong sun and oxidation before curling and twisting. Most oolong teas, especially those of fine quality, involve unique tea plant cultivars that are exclusively used for particular varieties. The degree of oxidation can range from 8% to 85%,depending on the variety and production style. This tea category is especially popular with tea connoisseurs of south China .
Fujian province 福建
1,Wuyi rock (cliff) tea/WuYi Yan Cha
in Chinese, this is a tea from Anxi in South Fujian. It is very famous as a 'Chinese famous tea' and very popular.
3,Huang Jin Gui:or Golden Osmanthus is another tea from the Anxi area of Fujian Province. It resembles Tie Guan Yin with a very fragrant flavor.
Da Hong Pao
Da Hong Pao Tea is one of the ten most famous teas in China. Among all Bohea teas, Da Hong Pao has the best reputation. Da Hong Pao is a myth of Chinese tea, since so many mythic stories about it but so rare it is--it's said only several liangs available each year. The "TRUE" Da Hong Pao is nearly impossible to gain. The original Dahongpao is made from the tea plants which grown in a cliff in wuyi mountain. The location of that cliff is named "Nine Drgaon Cave" . Throughout the year, the transudatory fountain from crevices between rocks nourish the four "Dahongpao" tea plants which survive after one thousand years. Dahongpao plants is the natural peerless production. Each liang of "TURE" Dahongpao is sold at thousands US dollars. The tightly twisted leaves of Dahongpao are greenish brown in color. The orange tea liquid come with strong floral fragrance. Even after nine infusions, the floral fragrance like sweet-scented osmanthus still remain. After tasting, the fragrance will last in your mouth for long time. The Dahongpao tea available in tea market is made from tea plants which cloned from the original "Dahongpao" plants in cliff.
Tie Guan Yin
Ti Kuan Yin tea is one of the ten most famous teas in China. which translated as "Iron Goddess of Mercy", is worldwide well-known Chinese Oolong tea. The dry tea leaves of Ti Kuan Yin is much heavier than other Chinese tea. In China, it is described by such words as "weigh like iron". The unique flavor of Ti Kuan Yin tea praised by Chinse tea farmers as the present bestowed by Kwan-yin ( Kwan-yin: A goddess in Chinese fairy tale). Hence, Ti Kuan Yin tea is so called. The original producing area of Ti Kuan Yin tea is Xiping village of Anxi county in Fujian province. Till now, the production of Ti Kuan Yin tea in Anxi has lasted more than 200 yeas. The appearance of Ti Kuan Yin tea is "dragonfly head, spiral body, frog leg, mogalsar geen leaf covered with white frost. heavy body". When steeping, Ti Kuan Yin tea is firstly tasted mellow with strong fragrance. After veral infusions, the Ti Kuan Yin's fragrance is still remain. At the same time, a sweet aftertaste quickly rise from the throat. Indeed, it's hard to correctly describe the Ti KuanYin's flavor. Right or wrong, Ti Kuan Yin's unique flavored is named as "Kuan Yin flavor". Also, Ti Kuan Yin tea wins the reputation fo " lingering fragrance remain after seven times infusions"
GuangDong province 广东
A family of stripe-style oolong teas from Guangdong Province. The doppelganger of teas, Dancong teas are noted for their ability to naturally imitate the flavors and fragrances of various flowers and fruits, such as orange blossom, orchid, grapefruit, almond, ginger flower, etc.
FengHuang DanCong Tea
Phoenix single bush come from GuangDong Cao'an district's Phoenix Mountains.The outstanding single bush with idiosyncracy in the Phoenix Narcissus variety colony is selected and plucked to produce Phoenix single bush. According to the various nuances in taste and fragrance, Phoenix single bush can be further categorized into more than 80 varieties, such as "Huang Zhi Xiang","Rou Gui Xiang", "Xing Ren Xiang" etc.Long,twisted leaves show with yellow auburn color. When infused, the gentle natural floral aroma and mellow, brisk taste will farthest satisfy your palate and nose. Phoenix single bush is definitely differentiated from other Single bush Oolongs by its special "mountain rhythm". The liquor of the cup is clear like tea oil.The tealeaves after infusion are green with red edge.
As the weather in Taiwan is highly variable, tea quality may differ from season to season. Although the island is not particularly large, it is geographically varied, with high, steep mountains rising abruptly from low-lying coastal plains. The different weather patterns, temperatures, altitudes, and soil ultimately result in differences in appearance, aroma, and flavour of the tea grown in Taiwan. In some mountainous areas, teas have been cultivated at ever higher elevations to produce a unique sweet taste that fetches a premium price.
Dong Ding Oolong Tea
Dong-Ding Oolong Tea is one of the ten most famous teas in China.from the Dongding region of Taiwan. It is grown at an altitude of over 4,000 feet. Highly aromatic, full-bodied with a lingering aftertaste.
WenShan Pouchong Tea
Also romanized as Bāozhǒng, the lightest and most floral oolong with unrolled leaves of a light green to brown color. Originally grown in Fujian it is now widely cultivated and produced in Pinglin Township near Taipei, Taiwan.
Jin Xuan/Milk Oolong Tea
Milk oolong has such a unique taste that many stories have evolved to explain its unusual flavor. The unique is the result of a sudden shift in temperature during harvest that is an extremely rare occurrence. One of the many legends of milk oolong explains that the first time this shift occurred was centuries ago when the moon fell in love with a comet passing through the night sky. The comet, passed by, burned out and vanished. The moon, in her sorrow caused a great wind to blow through the hills and valleys bringing about a quick drop in temperature. The next morning, local tea pluckers went out to collect their fresh leaves. To their surprise, when the tea was processed it had developed an amazing milky character, which was attributed to the motherly character of the old moon.
ALiShan Oolong Tea
Taiwan Ali Mountain Oolong Tea grows at Ali Mountain , 1300 of elevation. In the thick fog surrounds perennially, the temperature is low, the tea produced draws on day. Moon. Quintessence revealed. So its fragrant smell is original and special, fragrance overflows in the entry sweetly and fragrantly, for its special point.