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Oolong Tea - Signature Ma Tou Yan Horse Head Rock Cat’s Ear
Oolong Tea - Signature Ma Tou Yan Horse Head Rock Cat’s Ear
Oolong Tea - Signature Ma Tou Yan Horse Head Rock Cat’s Ear
Oolong Tea - Signature Ma Tou Yan Horse Head Rock Cat’s Ear
Oolong Tea - Signature Ma Tou Yan Horse Head Rock Cat’s Ear
Oolong Tea - Signature Ma Tou Yan Horse Head Rock Cat’s Ear
Oolong Tea - Signature Ma Tou Yan Horse Head Rock Cat’s Ear
Oolong Tea - Signature Ma Tou Yan Horse Head Rock Cat’s Ear

Signature Ma Tou Yan Horse Head Rock Cat's Ear

$ 65.00

Amazing taste. Very floral and fruity, delicate and smooth. 

Rou Gui is produced from several prominent rocky areas renowned for the highest quality. Among them is the famous "Horse Head Rock", nick name by the locals as "Ma Rou", or "Horse Meat". Teas from the Horse Head rock area is one of the most sought teas in the prestigious core producing areas of Wuyi Mountain. And the cream of the crop of Horse Head Rou Gui has to be the "Cat's Ear Rock". As you may imagine, the tea is named after the rock which looks like a cat's ear. 

The dry leaves are dark brown, moderately fired over charcoal by Master Li, a rising tea master who owns this patch of land and grows his prestigious Rou Gui and processed diligently. Rou Gui has distinctive cinnamon notes which complement an underlying taste of dark roasted stone fruits and fruity notes. This tea is very fruity, has notable hints of apricot, plum, rhubarb. it has baked flavor of woodiness and very smooth. It also has strong huigan. It is one of the best of its kind, demonstrating the definitive charming essence and sensory pleasures of Wuyi rock oolong; famously described as "Floral Fragrance, Rock Bone". 

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Additional Info

Origin:              Wuyi Mountain, Fujian province, China

Harvest:           Harvest May 2023, charcoal-fired roasting completed Nov. 2023

Grade:              Zhen Yan, prestigious Horse Head Rock (Ma Rou Yan)

    Tasting Notes

    Amazing taste! Distinctive cinnamon notes which complement an underlying taste of dark roasted nuts and fruits, has hints of apricot, plum, rhubarb and woody. Very floral and fruity, very smooth and delicate, full bodied, strong huigan, with a satisfying aftertaste that lingers in the nose