Jing Tea Shop has always been my top go-to tea provider when I am in need of a good quality Chinese teas, particularly oolong and red teas. Their Dancong Red Tea has been my favorite red tea for some time. With my last order, alongside with Dancong Red, I ordered some Dancong oolong teas as well.
This week’s tea, Jing Tea Shop Da Wu Ye Dancong Oolong Tea, is one of them. It’s harvested in Spring 2017 and come from Feng Huang in Guang Dong Province. Dry leaves are mostly composed of long curly black tea leaves alongside with some green leaves and they are quite uniform in shape.
I brewed it Gongfu style using one of my Yixing teapots. The first infusion cupped out light yellow liquor with great clarity. The taste is quite floral and fruity. It’s quite sweet with no astringency. The mouthfeel is mellow and soft. The second infusion was quite similar to the first one. The taste, however, revealed slight citrusy tones, particularly lemon.
The third infusion cupped out much darker golden yellow liquor. Darker liquor was accompanied by a stronger taste profile. It felt quite thicker in the mouth as well. The aftertaste was not persistent but left a nice refreshing feeling in the throat and back of my mouth. I got two more infusions out of it before it started to get watery and stopped there.
Overall Jing Tea Shop Da Wu Ye Dancong is a good representation of Dancong Oolongs and highly recommended for tea lovers.