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no. 116, Rou gui, Wuyi 'Rock Oolong'

Cinnamon ~ Mineral ~ Molasses 

This fragrant and non-pesticide "high mountain" Rougui oolong is a rising star in the pantheon of Wuyi rock oolong. Rougui, which translates to 'cinnamon', is toasty and robust  with strong, shiny leaves and a long, resonant finish. The mellow, sweet tea with a hint of cream, lingers on the lips and palette long after the last sip. 

The term 'Rock Tea', or Yancha (yan 'rock' cha 'tea') refers to oolong teas from the Wuyi Mountains. The terrain of this mountainous region is rocky, and the terroir imparts a distinct mineral note to the teas. 

 Harvest: Wuyi Shan, Fujian, China 2019

Elevation 600-900m. This tea has been grown without the use of pesticides. 

    • Brewing Instructions

      • 1-2 tsp per 8oz/250ml of water 
      • 195ºF/90ºC  (Bring fresh, cold spring water to a boil. Remove from heat, set aside 1 minute, and proceed.) 
      • Brew 4-6 minutes 
      • Good for 2 infusions 
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