Baijiguan Oolong Tea (White Rooster)
A Class of His Own

An outstanding Jipin grade Baijiguan tea from the Wuyi Mountain. This lightly roasted oolong was harvested from the Big Rock in June 2009.



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The word Baijiguan means White Rooster Crown. His tea buds are a light yellowish green with downy hairs, resembling a rooster crown.

Famous for his curative property, he became a tribute tea during the Ming dynasty. He later became the No 3 of the Famous Tea Bushes, ranking after Dahongpao and Tieluohan tea.

Not an easy tea to make, the White Rooster is truly rare. Despite the widespread fame, only a small quantity is produced each year.

Jipin Grade

He is in a class of its own, unlike any other roasted teas you had before.

The dried leaves are a dark, yellowish green. The liquor is a creamy bright amber with a golden luster.

Take a deep breath. Can you detect the minty fragrance floating around?

It is as if the air is not moving!

Take a sip. He is smooth and mellow, with no astringency whatsoever.

The taste is exquisitely complex, a combination of flowers, herbs and fruits. Can you feel things moving in your mouth?

Do you get the fresh and lively sensation?

Get the after-feelings. Observe how your palate remains aromatic and silky long afterwards.

Last many many cups.



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