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What is Wuyi Rock Tea?

Wuyi Rock tea (Yan Cha) is so called because the tea plants are grown in rocky outcrops on Wuyishan Mountain
many of the Wuyi Rock oolong teas get their names from folklore and legendary stories
on regular tea farms, tea plants are usually grown in formal rows; because of the natural rocky terrain Wuyi Rock tea plants are grown in a scattered manner
the combination of temperature, rainfall and humidity experienced on Wuyishan Mountain give the Wuyi Rock oolong teas their characteristic aroma and flavour
the fragrance of Wuyi Rock teas is natural and not impregnated during processing as in scented tea
Wuyishan Mountain is a popular tourist attraction because of its magnificent scenery as well as being a famous oolong tea growing area

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Wuyi Shuixian

Qianlixiang Wuyi Rock Tea

Rou Gui Wuyi Rock Tea

Tieluohan Wuyi Rock Tea

Dahongpao Wuyi Rock Tea

Baijiguan Wuyi Rock Tea

What Is Chinese Oolong Tea?

there are many oolong teas from China; the three most common types are Tieguanyin, Oolong and Dancong
Tieguanyin is the most popular Chinese oolong tea with many varieties; the best are from Anxi in Fujian Province
Oolong means "Black Dragon" in Chinese
Dancong teas are grown in the Fenghuangshan Mountain region of Guangdong Province; they are quite rare Chinese oolong teas since they are produced in limited quantities

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Special Grade Tieguanyin

Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

Supreme Monkey Picked Tieguanyin

Fragrant Tieguanyin

Charcoal Roasted Tieguanyin

Nanyan Tieguanyin

Golden Oolong

Osmanthus Oolong

Peppermint Oolong

Lavender Oolong

Super Fine Oolong

Fragrant Oolong

Phoenix Dancong

Song Zhong Dancong

Pomelo Tea

Oolong Tea Sampler Set

What Is Oolong Tea?

oolong tea is a class of tea and also a common name for a tea
key processing steps: Withering, Killing the Green, Rolling, Baking (usually more than once)
the degree of heat used in the extra firing (light-, medium-, or heavy-fired) affects the characteristics of the oolong tea
a half fermented tea midway between green and red tea; the middle of the processed [link=]oolong tea leaf is green while the edges are red
oolong tea has a strong green tea taste with sweetness of red tea
generally brewed at 98-100C using one part tea to four or six parts water
to appreciate the complex tastes and fragrances of the finer oolongs, Gong Fu style brewing is recommended

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Chinese Oolong Tea

Wuyi Rock Tea

Taiwan Oolong Tea

How do I brew a good cup of Chinese tea?

What is a good cup of tea? Only you can be the judge of that. It is your cup of tea, and so the most important factor to think about when brewing tea is your taste preference. Making Chinese tea is not a science it is an art.

The key factors that affect the brewing of Chinese tea are:
amount of tea leaves
water temperature
amount of water
steeping time

To find out more, please look at the Chinese Tea Brewing Method page provided by Chinese Tea for You.

What is Chinese Yellow Tea?

key processing steps: Killing the Green, Yellowing, Rolling, Baking
the Yellowing process dissolves the chlorophyll in the leaf taking away its green colour
yellow tea is generally brewed at 95C, using one part tea to six parts water
the colour of the brewed tea is also yellow

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