Rou Gui | Oolong Tea
*2019 People's Tea Choice Award for Best Oolong Tea at the World Tea Expo
*2019 Silver Medal Winner in the Global Tea Championship
Description: These amazing, large, hand-made leaves have a slight caramel/toasty aroma and deliver a cup that is very complex and evolves as it steeps. You'll encounter hints of sweet plum/pear and mineral notes that linger on your tongue. A truly one of a kind tea.
Though little known in the U.S., Rou Gui (Cinnamon Oolong) is currently the most popular among the Chinese of the rock oolongs from the Wuyi mountains of Fujian, China. It gets its name from the warm, spicy flavors it tends to produce. This lot is produced by Ms. Huang Yu.
Suggested Steeping Instructions:
3 grams | 8 oz water | 195°F | Steep 3 min.
Traditional Steeping Instructions:
Number of Cups:
2 oz makes 19 cups, 4 oz makes 38 cups, 1 lb makes 151 cups