Feng Huang Dan Cong Oolong Tea
Produced in the township of Feng Huang (meaning of phoenix) in Guangdong Province, China, Feng Huang Dan Cong Oolong Tea is one of China’s four major oolong teas together with Tieguanyin, Wuyi Rock Tea and Bergamot Tea.
Dan Cong Oolong Tea is known for its complex production methods. Meaning "single tea tree" in Chinese, Dan Cong Oolong Tea is made of the tea leaves coming from the same tea tree, and method of tea making needs to be adjusted according to different seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter. Thus, it is difficult to make this kind of tea in bulk.
Traditional manufacturing standards can make the most perfect oolong tea, but it is unable to realize mass production, so few people in modern times make Dan Cong Oolong Tea by following this way. In contemporary with process improvement, Dan Cong Oolong Tea only requires the tea leaves from same tea garden and picked at the same time. Even so, it takes more than 20 hours to make Dan Cong Oolong Tea with a strict production standard.
After harvesting and picking the Dan Cong Oolong Tea, it will undergo 20 hours’ process of withering, rolling, fermentation and repeated baking. The best Dan Cong Oolong Tea tastes sweet with a strong aroma.