As a traditional Chinese tea, Wuyi Rock Tea has wide variety and unique characteristics. Because of its rich aroma and aftertaste, it is deeply loved by tea lovers. This article will specifically introduce the three most representative Wuyi Rock Tea – Da Hong Pao, Shui Xian and Rou Gui Oolong
Wuyi Rock Tea is a general term for the category of Wuyi Oolong tea produced in the north of Fujian province. It belongs to the kind of semi-fermented tea. It is well known for the unique “charm of rock”, a rock aroma which makes you enjoy a rich and mellow taste along with an endless sweet aftertaste. It combines the delicate fragrance of green tea with the mellow taste of black tea. It is regarded as the best category in Oolong tea and it is a representative of China’s top teas.
Da Hong Pao is an oolong tea from the WuYi Mountains in the Fujian province of China. It grows defiantly in the gaps of the mountain boulders, which endow it with the highly prized ‘yan yun’ or mineral ‘rock taste.’