Phoenix Single Trunk Oolong Tea
Dan cong, which translates from Chinese as "single bush" or "single trunk," is a special kind of oolong tea from Fenghuang Shan or Phoenix Mountains in Guangdong province, China.
Use less tea for an aromatic, lighter cup. Use a bit more for a powerful, concentrated flavor.
- Flavor profile: Fragrance mingles flowers and dried longan fruit. Long finish with concentrated nectar notes.
- Caffeine content: Medium
What's oolong tea?
Oolong tea differs from black tea because it's less oxidized. In oxidation tea leaves are exposed to the air to dry and darken. The more oxidized a tea is, the stronger it is. From strongest to lightest are black, oolong, green, and white teas.
Oolong tea has various health benefits, including helping to lower the risk of diabetes, benefiting heart health, reducing stress, and improving sleep. However, please all oolong teas contain caffeine and should be consumed in moderation.