Wulong Tea

Some time around the beginning of the Qing Dynasty (1644) a new style of partially oxidized tea sprang from the Wu Yi Mountains. When first mentioned in writing these teas were referred to as Rock Tea (Yan Cha) - a reference to their birthplace, the rocky soil of Wu Yi Shan, and a name that is still used for teas from this region today. These first teas soon came to be called Min Bei Wulong Cha, translated as "Northern Fujian Black Dragon Tea."  In English, we use a short anglicized pronunciation of this title - "wulong," also spelled "oolong."

The skill of making this special type of tea spread from the North of Fujian province southward to the Anxi and Guangdong province's Chaozhou area (Phoenix Mountain) before crossing the strait to Taiwan around 1810. These areas continue to be the bases for the four major catagories of Wulong tea: Wu Yi Mountain Rock Wulong, Anxi Wulong, Dan Cong Wulong, and Taiwan Wulong.  Read more...


Anxi Wulongs
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Dan Cong Wulongs
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Taiwan Wulongs

Wu Yi Mtn Rock Wulongs
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Huang Zhi Xiang (Yellow Sprig) Dan Cong Wulong 2012

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This lightly oxidized tea brews a light honey yellow tea color, with a sweet, mellow body and a light gardenia aroma. This is a great tea for new Dan Cong oolong tea drinkers because of its high fragrance, light flavor and affordable price...


Our price: $18.37

Ma Liu Mi (Monkey Picked) Anxi Wulong 2012

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This very popular tea is both lightly oxidized and roasted to create a fresh floral aroma...


Our price: $18.56

Bai Ji Guan (White Rooster Crest) Rock Wulong 2013

 

When you infuse the tea, you’ll find that the thinness and silky smoothness of the leaves’ texture is striking. The brewed tea color is a clear and vibrant orange.


Our price: $19.42

Premium Shui Xian (Narcissus) Organic Rock Wulong 2013

This tea originally came from Jian Yang not far from WuYi Mountain and has been transplanted to WuYiShan. Premium Shui Xian is often called Narcissus because of its wonderful floral aroma reminiscent...


Our price: $19.92

Zhi Lan Xiang (Iris Flower) Dan Cong Wulong 2013

Since this tea received its name largely due to its scent, it has the relaxing aroma of the iris orchid when brewed, with a bright yellow tea color.


Our price: $19.94

Jin Guan Yin Wulong Tea 2013

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Uncommonly intense. Even the aromatic richness its dry leaf stands out among other Tie Guan Yin...


Our price: $22.95

Feng Huang Shui Xian (Phoenix Narcissus) Organic Dan Cong Wulong 2013

Organically grown in Wuyi Mountain. This tea has the rich floral aroma and flavor of Dan Cong Wulongs.


Our price: $24.22

Tie Luo Han (Iron Monk) Rock Wulong 2013

Tie Luo Han bushes resemble a willow tree with thick shiny leaves with large veins that create a rich complex tea. 


Our price: $24.30

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