Wuyi Rock Oolong Tea Enchanting Fragrance Bai Rui Xiang
Enchanting Fragrance or Bai Rui Xiang, literally "strong fragrance" in Chinese, is one varietal of the Wuyi rock oolongs, not commonly grown but indigenous to the core producing areas of Wuyi mountains. It is very fragrant and fruity, has a clear golden liquor, hint of pomegranate and vanilla notes, creamy, with a naturally sweet finish that lingers in your mouth and nose.
Origin: Wuyi Mountain, Fujian province, China
Varietal: Rui Xiang
Harvest: May 2018, moderately charcoal-fire completed in Oct. 2018
Caffeine level: Medium
Packaging: We use the highest quality resealable foil pouches on the market to completely block light and moisture, ensuring that the tea retains maximum freshness. Also the resealable pouch is not only convenient, but saves you from purchasing additional tea tins.
Very fragrant, slightly smoky, has notes of pomegranate in the first several cups and woody in the later steepings, full bodied, creamy and sweet aftertaste.
210oF, 4 grams (2 tbsp) for 6 oz of spring/filtered water, adjust to taste, 0.5-1 minute, up to 8 steepings. We advise against the use of tap water as well as purified water.
Gongfu brewing guide:
It is recommended to use the Gongfu brewing method in order to get the most out of the tea.
Use a gaiwan or Yixing clay pot to enhance the aroma and taste, usually 8 grams of dry leaves for a medium sized Gaiwan or Yixing teapot ( about 120 ml / 4-5oz). When using gongfu brewing method, it is essential to warm up the brewing vessel so that the water temperature will not drop significantly before brewing and also rinse the tea before the first brewing. The recommended brewing time is 10s,10s,15s,15s, 20s. You may add 10-20 seconds steeping time for each subsequent infusions.
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