Da Hong Pao has recently been manufactured throughout the Wu Yi Mountains and the surrounding area. Thanks to the famous name and the high price of the original, this tea is also counterfeited and produced in various provinces and exported on a large scale outside China to Western markets.
Da Hong Pao King
“The Great Scarlet Robe” – the upper class of the famous ‘King of Teas’.
The color of the leaves is dark green to brown. The taste is full, complex fruity with a hint of typical minerality. The aroma is strong, but still delicate and pleasant, aftertaste long and sweet.
Rarity authentic tea from the main maternal cliff with a straight pattern leaf. A great gift for connoisseurs - the real 'King of Teas'.
Processed according to traditional methods completely by hand, dried in a charcoal oven. The dry leaves are relatively small, the same size, the color is green-black, the surface is as shiny as coal.
The tea soup is clear, bright with a deep orange. The aroma and penetration of the tea soup will make you feel as if you have tasted your first cup. The taste is deep and sweet. After brewing a few times, the tea leaves become bigger and greener, and you can see the rich fluff and feel silky. After the fifth or sixth brew, fruity and faint orchid tones appear in the taste and aroma. Long aftertaste, honey floral fragrance.
The aroma of tea is sweet and fruity, floral, citrus and peach aromas. In more and more brewing processes, the color of the infusion changed from soft golden pink to amber. The taste is obviously fruity, sweet and refreshing. The aftertaste is strong honey with a gooseberry hue.
This tea can withstand many brews and is definitely one of the most unique teas in our collection at an affordable price, but it is also of high quality.
An excellent tea with a traditional but not very tempting name - "The smell of duck droppings". The tea itself has one of the most amazing aromas that Dan Cong type teas can offer - delicious and full at the same time, charming, reminiscent of rice flowers, smooth and very sweet with complex floral tones and a long-fading aftertaste.
'Narcissus from the Wu Yi Mountains' - one of the most famous cliff (yancha) oolongs. It is made from the cultivar of the same name, which is harvested in late spring.
The tea soup is brown-orange, with a strong aroma, a richer taste, and a fruity sweet aftertaste. For a given price, this is also a very delicious tea, thanks to its mass production.
"King of Daffodils from the Wu Yi Mountains" - Top class of original tea in a really great design. Authentic leaves have a beautiful workmanship - straight, the same size, evenly rolled.
The aroma of dry tea, as with the proper spring Shui Xian, is devoid of any roasted tones and fire. You will feel a slight acidity and floral gentle tones in it. The leaf has a dark green color in the infusion, sweet flowers appear in the aroma, but in the cup for inhaling the scent you can also smell the basic delicate and rich aroma of all moderately oxidized oolongs, which gradually turns into a whole symphony of tones - honey, ripe fruit and thick nectar.
The tea soup color is golden yellow amber and light red. Tea has a refreshing effect, calms the mood, and the incredibly long aftertaste will keep you a pleasant experience throughout the day.
Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) - one of the best rock teas (yancha) straight from the cradle of all oolongs - Wu Yi Shan. Teas grow on the region's numerous rocky cliffs, which, thanks to the local climate and stony soil, acquire special features that are later deepened by traditional processing.
Due to its unique properties and taste, Da Hong Pao is often referred to as the 'King of Teas'. The color of the leaves is dark brown, often with a charcoal luster. The taste is balanced, the aroma is strong but still soft and pleasant and aftertaste long and sweet.