Monday, April 27, 2009

History about Wu Long Tea

Wu Long Tea (Oolong ) is a semi-oxidized tea, occupying the middle ground between green and black teas. Combining the best qualities of green tea and black chinese tea.

Wu Long Tea is not only as clear and fragrant as GreenTea, but also as fresh and strong as Black Tea.If you drink WuLong Tea, the natural aroma may linger in your mouth and make your throat comfortable.

WuLong Tea is helpful in antiaging, bringing high blood pressure down, improving immunocompetence, anti-heart-disease etc.Wu Long Tea can help you digest food, refresh yourself and sober up. It is also helpful in prolonging your lifespan. To sum up, it is a world-famous natural health drink.

AnXi Wu Long Tea is lightly oxidized Wu Long Tea from Anxi district, Fukien (Fujian) province , China. It is modest, head tail sharp, quality light, stem head short and small, stem skin bright color and luster brown, relatively bright and moist tea. The colour appearance of soup is yellow, light yellow or the orange is yellow, leaf one is thin at the leaf the end, the vein is appeared in one's mind; The sawtooth is relatively thick and blunt. Flavor is pure and slightly thin, take the caramel fragrantly.

Benshan Wu Long Tea comes from Fukien Province. Benshan WuLong Tea is from its own varietal, one of the 12

grown in the tea-rich region. The branch are strong and heavy, the peduncle are bright and thin it look like the tail of "the node of the bamboo" but have a little tine, the color is bright and look like the skin of the banana, the soup's color is orange. The bottom of the leaf's color is yellow-green the tail of the leaf is tine and thine, the shape is ellipse, the surface of the leaf is ridgy, the main pulse are clear, it taste like Tie kuan yin but have a little lite.

Big red robe is one of the most famous tea of all Chinese tea, The best "Big red robe" is produced in the small 70 sq. km "Wu Yi Yan Cha" area from tea plants cloned from the original "Big Red Robe" garden. The long, dark twisted leaves present a full, robust aroma. The infusion is a richly fragrant reddish gold and is fascinating to drink. Due to its high firing, the tea tastes smokey at first but quickly rounds out to a smooth richness with a very long, mellow finish.

Buddha's Palm Wu Long Tea/Oolong tea is a lightly oxidized WuLong Tea. The cup is yellow, with light citric astringency and hints of flowers and honey in the aftertaste. The leaves of Buddha's Palm Wu Long Tea are large, curled and blackish green. This is a classic Wu Long Tea, with That perfect balance of flavor, color, and aroma.

Hairy Crab is a direct translation of the Chinese name "Mao Xie" given most likely due to the fine downy hair that covers its leaves. The chinese tea is entirely hand-made in the Anxi District of the Fujian Province - from its own tea plant varietal. It is produced in a similar manner as the Ti Kuan Yins. The soup's color is light green or golden. The leaf's shape is small rounded, the middle is loose-bodied, the head and tail is tine, the sawtooth is deep, dense, sharpen, the leaf has a the main pulse is clear. It tast like jasmine with a little thick smell.

Phoenix Wu Long Tea is one of famous Chinese Wu Long Teas. Phoenix Wu Long Tea is grown in the Phoenix Mountains of the Guangdong province of China. Phoenix Wu Long Tea was once a tribute tea to be presented to the emperor each year. Phoenix Wu Long Teas are still grown in the traditional manner on tea plants that have matured into small trees. Richly oxidized and dark-roasted during production, Phoenix Wu Long Tea's elegantly long, twisted leaves infuse to a fragrant liquor renowned for its versatility as an accompaniment to fine dining or alone as a connoisseur's delight.

Shui Hsien WuLong Tea is often translated as "Water Sprite". The leaves are exceptionally long and fragrant and the taste is unique. At first it seems rather light, but the flavor creeps up on you - gradually fillig your whole mouth with rich, dark Wu Long Tea flavor, followed by a long, smooth finish touched with a gentle hint of smokiness. A version of Shui Hsien is served in many upscale Chinese restaurants and is often what people think of when they think of Wu Long Tea.
Ti Kuan Yins, which translated as "Iron Goddess of Mercy", is taken as the most famous Wu-Long Tea. t Far Superior Ti Guan Yin from Anxi County is a terrific value. Ti Kuan Yin is directly curly forming, not heavy blue and green the base of a fruit belly dragonfly hair form. The color and luster is fresh and moist, the mung bean of sand, point out red, the watchband of leaf has white frosts. Soup color is golden yellow, rich and gaudy and limpid, the leaf is plump and bright at the end, have gloss silk fabric . Steep and drink millet paste go back sweet to bring honeyed flavor is fragrance strong fragrance lasting, there is reputation of" steeping lingering fragrance seven times" by mellow sweet fresh entry.

Wu yi Cliff Wu Long Tea originated in the Wuyi Mountain region of Fujian. Wu yi Cliff Wu-Long Tea has long, curly leaves resembling iron shards. The leaves are hand-rolled into the traditional twisted Yan Cha form and pan-fired at their aromatic peak to arrest oxidation. Afterwards they are charcoal-fired in small batches to produce the deep green color and rich flavor that have made this tea one of China's "Ten Most Famous". The aroma of the dry leaf is deliciously sweet while the dark amber infusion is soft, smooth and malty.

Its major types are "Big Red Gown", "White Cockscomb", "Narcissus", "Black Dragon", "Cinnamon" and so on.

Yellow gold WuLongTea has been one of the best kept tea secrets in China. it's soup's color is golden and the smell like the sweet-scented osmanthus. This is the name of the tea which had been made). The liquor is smooth and aromatic, the complex flavor has subtle honey nectar notes. It is applauded among connoisseurs for its wonderfully rich fragrance and clarity of flavor.
Grown in Fujian's Anxi mountains under organic conditions, Yellow Gold Wu Long Tea is only about 25% oxidized. The shape is "thin, equality, yellow", the pulse is long and equality, the color is yellow-green and bright, the endoplasm is "fragrant, strange, tender".

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