Big Red Robe Oolong (Da Hong Pao)

Camellia sinensis


Da Hong Pao 大紅袍 - Big Red Robe in English - is a long leaf oolong from from the WuYi Mountains in the Fujian province of China. The leaves are twisted and finished by charcoal firing. Characterized by its a woodsy flavor and a sweet finish, when brewed, a gem like deep red tea is revealed.

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4g tea | 195 - 200F | 30 sec. | 20+ infusions
Traditionally this tea is served at special occasions like weddings & to honored guests. These particular trees are said to be decedents from the original trees that cured a Ming Emperor’s mother, for which he gifted in thanks big red robes - a truly royal honor.