What Is Feng Huang Dan Cong (Pheonix Wu Long)?

Fruity, floral, tannic, and super aromatic, Feng Huang Dan Cong (also known as Phoenix Oolong Tea) has such pleasant and showy qualities unparalleled by any other kind of loose leaf tea. These qualities have led it to become one of the most popular Wu Longs (Oolong) on the market.

History of Jiang Hua Xiang (Ginger Flower)

Origin: Dong Jiao, Feng Xi, Feng Huang Shan (Phoenix Mountain), Chao Zhou, Guang Dong Province, China (~700-800m elevation)

Like many Dan Cong cultivars, the name is highly suggestive of the most pronounced notes the tea yields, which in this case is Jiang Hua Xiang is ginger flowers. Jiang Hua Xiang is a grand example of a sophisticated tea with just the right amount of aggressiveness in the aroma to arouse, and deliver on palate finesse and lingering after notes.

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Amazing Aroma

The aroma of this tea is so impressive, the locals also nicknamed it heavenly aroma (Tong Tian Xiang 通天香).

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Tasting The 2021 Vintage

This 2021 vintage has notes of candied ginger flowers with a long and tranquil finish.

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Share Our Passion

If you love this guided tasting, join us monthly with our Educational Tea Club! We deep dive into two teas a month over Zoom. You'll be able to participate live and ask question and taste the tea together with our community.

Example Curriculum

  Jiang Hua Xiang (Ginger Flower), Dong Jiao, Feng Xi, Spring 2021
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What You'll Need

To get the most out of this session, we advise having a Gong Fu brewing set up ready to brew along with. A Gai WanFairness PitcherStrainer, and Three Sip Cup are recommended.

You can purchase teaware from Tea Drunk here.

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