FROM: “OLD NARCISSUS” Fenghuang, Guangdong Province, China
Mr Zhong makes his teas from cuttings from the ancient Song tea trees. The bushes are more than 40 years old.
Beautifully fragrant. A veritable bouquet of flowers. Complex taste. Light but full with an exceptionally long finish.
One of the top ten teas of China.
Phoenix Dan Cong
Leaf: Long, twisted and dark with strips of “bark” brown and taupe.
Brewed colour: Clear and bright with the depth of topaz.
Aroma: An orchard in early summer with orchid notes.
Taste: Stone fruits that begin with peaches and apricots lengthening to subtle raisin and dried berries. Exceptionally long finish.