WUYI ROCK OOLONG
Classic style, full-bodied & charcoal roasted. Compelling complexity & lingering aftertaste result from ancient tea bushes grown in mineral rich soil, within a magnificent subtropical rainforest. Crafted from wild bushes grown in Wuyi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site containing a treasured biodiversity zone.
Considered an elixir of immortality & replenishing tonic, it is associated with many healthful properties including stimulating the metabolism & digestion, as well as slimming effects. Traditionally enjoyed with a heavy meal or after strenuous physical exercise (such as martial arts) for its restorative benefits. For brewing tips & more info about this exquisite tea visit silkroadtea.com.
WUYI SHAN, FUJIAN CHINA
ROU GUI CULTIVAR
Our Special Reserve Tea Collection celebrates the art of tea craftsmanship, supports biodiversity, the environment and small scale tea farmers. Requiring great skill to produce, many of the teas in this collection can take a Tea Maker over 10 years to learn and by purchasing these teas you’re helping keep these traditions and unique tea varietals alive and thriving.
Exposure to light, heat and air causes flavour loss as well as the nutrient value of tea to decline, so be sure to store this tea in the package it came in. Always reseal tightly after opening.
To maximize the taste & aroma experience of this exquisite tea:
> brew & serve it Chinese Tea Ceremony style in a medium to heavy weight porcelain teapot & cups
> sip from a thin, curved lip teacup or gaiwan (lidded teacup)
Our teaware is curated by our Tea Master & is available in-store only. We offer an unique selection of connoisseur’s teawares which are limited edition. They are created by highly skilled artisans, are often not sold anywhere else in North America & include exclusive collaborations with local & overseas makers. Selection varies by location & we invite you to visit us in person to browse the selection. Ask a staff member to show you our selection of specialized connoisseur’s teaware.