Xin Ren Xiang (oolong)
Origin: Phoenix Dan Cong, Wudong Village, Guangdong Province, China
Elevation: 1400 meters
Temperature: 90°-95°C (194°-203°F)
Serving: 5 grams
Vessel: 80 ml gaiwan (serves 3 to 4)
Time: few seconds
Appearance/Taste: This dan cong is harvested from a single tree that is over 120 years of age. The medium dark (shades of green, orangy-brown) and twisted leaves provide a clean smooth nutty aroma reminiscent of almonds in a beautiful clear yellow-orange "soup."