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    Phoenix oolong: Shemen Dancong
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    Shèmen Dancong Double Baked 2016

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    Rock tea of Phoenix

    Deep in Wudong, the most revered area for Fenhuang Dancong production, the village of Shèmen ( sheh-mehn ) is home to one of the most elusive traditional style oolongs. Here the Shè ( 畬 ) tribe settled a thousand years ago and began producing oolong to bake it in a way that was copied in Wuyishan a few hundred years later to produce Wuyi oolongs. Tea Hong’s double baked and matured Shèmen Dancong is our best attempt to reconstruct the same tea of the peace-loving and hard-working Shè people 10 centuries ago. This old style oolong gives a clear and most eloquent definition of the tea term yan-yun — music from the rock. The term has been mostly employed to describe better Wuyi oolongs yet it has never been more beautifully defined by this Phoenix tea. If you ever wonder about the relationship of the oolongs between the two regions, this may well be the link you are looking for.  ClassInfusion colorTCM character: NeutralStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Danhu Old Bush Song Cultivar 2014
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    Danhu Old Bush Song Cultivar 2018

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    Huangzhi Xiang Dancong:

    Cutting away from the main trail towards the more visited Zhongxin Yin and Lizai Ping, hidden away behind a spur, there is the quieter Wudong village Danhu. Shaded on the north of the dark rock mountain, it is cool here even at 4 pm on a summer day. The tea forests here are mostly made up of bushes 2 to 3 meters tall. Occasional 3 to 5 meter ones, each occupying a circular clearing around them, grow gloriously with their wide-spread crowns. Tiny patches of vegetables grown here and there under tea trees. The few families here have been tea farmers since their grandfathers remembered. As to when the old bush for our Song Cultivar have been here, no one can really tell. Omega classInfusion colorTCM character: Neutral coolTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 55.00 USD 44.00
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    Big White 2016
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    Big White 2016

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    Fenghuang Da Baiye:

    Produced using a Phoenix native cultivar Da Baiye ( i.e. Big White Leaf ), and has certain taste similarity as the rarer Song Cultivar Huangzhi Xiang, this tea is popular amongst traders for use as a substitute for the pricier label. Tea Hong’s top quality selection, Big White is certainly a good demonstration of how this tea can fool the lesser experienced connoisseurs. That said, however, the trained tongue can certainly tell it is a fine tea on its own for the uniqueness in its floral aroma, silky texture and soft, smooth body. Chrysanthemum classInfusion colorTCM character: Neutral CoolStaff pickGreat valueTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Honey Orchid Supreme 2014
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    Honey Orchid Supreme 2018

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    Old Bush Milan Xiang:

    For real aficionados who would not be satisfied until they have discovered a deeper depth, a rounder fullness and a more lingering sweetness, we’d go overboard to offer the extreme. Rarest small batches of leaves from special bushes individually processed only by top masters. Such as this supreme quality Milan Xiang Dancong. For those who demand more potential from the leaves for fulfilling their infusion skills. For thirsty souls seeking a moment of tranquility in the depth of the tinkling after-sweetness of Honey Orchid Supreme. ClassInfusion colorTCM character: NeutralStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Phoenix Classic 2016
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    Phoenix Classic 2018

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    Fenghuang Baiye:

    Before Chaozhou Guest Hotel was privatised, this officially appointed lodging for visiting high-ranking government officials used to serve only classic style Phoenix oolongs in all of their restaurants*. Tea Hong’s Phoenix Classic could well be the special quality in the large white porcelain teapot on the breakfast table sitting next to bamboo steamers holding finely crafted dim sums for the privileged guests. All fine and quintessential characters of the classic Phoenix oolong can be found in this tea — Sweet, fruity, and lively with notes of peach and dried longan, lychee and sweet potato. A proud heritage of Guangdong oolong. Chrysanthemum classInfusion colorTCM characterStaff pickGreat value Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Eight Immortals Wudong 2016
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    Eight Immortals Wudong 2018

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    Baxian Supreme:

    This Fenghuang Dancong is rare in many ways. It is the best Eight Immortals we have tasted, including award winning ones. Not only is it mild but flavorful like a good Baxian should be, but also gently and yet persistently fragrant. The baked finish is optimise for depth in taste. This gives side benefits for friendliness to the weaker stomach as well as the potential for maturity. Not an easy task for making a bouquet style Phoenix oolong. Master Lin who grows this is a shy and mild person and an old friend. We could not be offering it at such great value otherwise. Taichi classInfusion colorTCM CoolStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Snow Orchid
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    Snow Orchid 2019

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    Xuepian Ya-shi Xiang:

    Finer winter Phoenix oolongs have always been sought after for their unforgettable natural bouquet fragrances. To us, an aroma of a premium tea has to be complete with a winning taste profile. It has taken us over a decade to fine tune the mastery of the processing of the choicest harvest to attain a result we can be proud of. Presenting Tea Hong’s very own Snow Orchid, the roundest, smoothest, and by far the most seductively fragrant oolong ever known. It is our luscious indulgence secretly from Nature. Taichi classMorning sun yellowTCM: Cold EnergyStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.3 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Orchid Literati 2014
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    Orchid Literati 2017

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    Caolan Dancong:

    As a person continues to discover tea, sometimes finding one with subtle and yet complex fineness seems a lot more exciting than one with strong impressions. That is how we feel when we got hold of this. The locals aptly name it “Cao-lan” (Cymbidium goeringii), the rare orchid which ancient Chinese literati had revered for millenniums for its understated beauty and fragrance*. The long, sweet yet subtle taste and aftertaste of this tea echos the sentiments for the civilized persistence for humanity virtues of the classic eras. If you enjoy our Eight Immortals, Orchid Literati will take you to another level. Trinity classinfusion color: goldTCM character: coolStaff pickTea Master's choice Net weight: 40 g (1.8 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Phoenix oolong: Black Leaf Special
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    Black Leaf Special 2017

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    Fenghuang Da Wuye:

    If classic Phoenix oolongs are too sweet, and bouquet ones too florally aromatic for you, Tea Hong’s Black Leaf Special maybe your cup of tea. It is produced from a new cultivar developed for maltiness and complexity in taste. A very different oolong from the rest. Our special selection is harvested from higher altitudes near the oolong mecca that is Wudong. Chrysanthemum classInfusion colorTCM CoolStaff pickGreat value Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave
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    Song Cultivar 2015
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    Song Cultivar 2018

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    Huangzhi Xiang Dancong:

    Song pedigree tea cultivar Huangzhi Xiang distinguishes itself from others of the same name not only by its living ancestor that has been carbon-dated back to the 13th century (late Song), but also by the elegantly complex taste and aroma of the tea it yields. That is why it is the most revered of all Phoenix oolong in its own origin and at the nearby Gongfu Tea Capital of the World — Chaozhou. Trinity classInfusion colorTCM CoolTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Phoenix oolong: Orchid Gratus
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    Orchid Gratus 2017

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    Wudong Xingren Xiang

    For people who like classic style Phoenix but desire something more mellow than Honey Orchid, Orchid Gratus offers a taste that is as full-bodied. It is balanced with as subtle a warm and slightly sweet aroma. Not only is this a great choice for the veteran tea connoisseur who seeks peace in the cup, but is also a bridge between softer oolongs and the more vibrant world of taste in Fenghuang Dancong. Taichi classInfusion colorGreat valueTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
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    Honey Orchid 2015
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    Honey Orchid 2018

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    Milan Xiang Dancong:

    The fine mastery that produces Tea Hong’s Honey Orchid has to be coupled with select first flush harvests from high grown tea bushes in order to deliver the kind of quality only a restricted circle of tea aficionados have known and kept to their secret. The overall production volume for such quality in the whole Phoenix region is only a few thousand kilos after all. Most will go to local elites, and the rest to the few hardcore Phoenix oolong fans that are also tea merchants, like us. Taichi classInfusion colorTCM NeutralStaff pickTea Master's Choice Net weight: 40 g (1.4 oz) in Kraft-alu pack
    USD 24.10 USD 19.28
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