Old Tree Xiyan Dancong
Old Tree Xiyan Dancong
This tea is cultivated in Master Zhang’s tea garden located in Mount Xiyan, a famous mountain in eastern Guangdong province known for its big rocks with various shapes. The tea trees in Master Zhang’s garden are left to be grown into full-sized trees with minimal human interference to preserve the trees’ naturally living environment.
The Dancong trees we selected are grown at high elevation of 1110 meters (3641 feet) and the plants are 53 years old. To dry and enhance the flavor profile, the tea leaves had undergone slow roasting with charcoal for about 12 hours.
Aroma is bold with lasting fragrance of sweet fruits and flower bouquets. Rich, with flavorsome mix of honey, floral tones and ended with lingering mild sweet aftertaste.
More about this Old Tree Xiyan Dancong:
- Tea: Oolong
- Cultivar: Mount Xiyan local cultivar
- Harvest: Early April 2018
- Region: Dapu County, Guangdong Province, China
- Plant age: 53 years old
- Altitude: 1110m/3641ft
“I find notes of both lychee fruit and peach in this dancong. These fruity notes made this tea enticing and special.” – Karen, Qi Aerista’s Tea Specialist.
Recommended Brewing Instructions:
- 2 heaping teaspoons (2.5g/0.1oz ) tea leaves
- 1 cup (230ml/8oz) water
- 90oC/194oF brewing temperature
- 3 minutes brewing time
Brewing with Qi Aerista IoTea Brewer:
Start automatic brewing with a tap on the 'Oolong' mode on the touch panel and you are set for a great cup of tea!
Brewing with Qi Aerista app:
Simply scan the QR code on the tea package using the Qi Aerista app. Your smart tea maker will be set to brew that perfect cup. No fuss, just fun!
Qi Aerista is founded by husband & wife team of Dr. Rick Ha and Karen Wan. Our mission is to SAVE THE WORLD from BADLY BREWED TEA.
Rick grew up in Hong Kong, a city vibrant with tea culture from the East & West. His childhood is haunted by the horrors of badly brewed tea that ruined family meals and other special occasions.
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