Phoenix Oolong Tea – Tie Guan Yin Loose Leaf Tea 100g
Phoenix Tie Guan Yin is the light aroma style which was lightly oxidized, lightly roasted with a very flowery and fresh delicate aroma character and golden yellow tea liquid.
Phoenix Oolong Tea – Tie Guan Yin Loose Leaf Tea
Tie Guan Yin, also known as Iron Goddess, invented during Qing Dynasty, is the most well known and top variety type of Oolong Tea from the Anxi, Fujian province.
It has a distinctive shape to the leaves which are quite different from other varieties of Oolong, they are rolled into tight balls.
Although the teas go through quite a complicated process, the fermentation is light. The production process has around 12 steps that it must go through, the tossing of the tea leaves is one of the most important steps, which creates the unique taste and fragrance. Phoenix Tie Guan Yin is the light aroma style which was lightly oxidized, lightly roasted with a very flowery and fresh delicate aroma character and golden yellow tea liquid.
They were carefully harvested and picked in autumn from Anxi, Fujian province, China. Packaged in a beautifully designed tin with a traditional Chinese pattern.
More about Oolong tea:
Similar to black and green teas, oolong tea contains several vitamins, minerals, and helpful antioxidants.
A cup of brewed oolong tea contains small amounts of calcium, magnesium, and potassium. It also contains about 38 mg of caffeine. In comparison, a cup of green tea contains about 29mg of caffeine (4Trusted Source, 5Trusted Source).
Some of the main antioxidants in oolong tea, known as tea polyphenols, are theaflavins, thearubigins, and EGCG. These are responsible for many of its health benefits.
Oolong tea also contains L-theanine, an amino acid shown to have positive effects on relaxation and cognitive performance.
How Do You Brew Oolong Tea?
Add one teaspoon (2g) of loose leaf tea per cup and use freshly drawn and boiled water, left for a minute or two to cool to around 85-80°C. Brew for 3 minutes.
Origin: Anxi, Fujian Province, China
Leaf Type: Oolong Tea
Taste: Aromatic with a Floral Sweetness (Light Aroma Style)
Harvesting Time: Autumn
Net Weight: 100g
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