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Rougui Oolong Wholesale

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Grown in Wuyishan, this iconic high mountain oolong is a perfect addition to any tea lovers collection.  Yancha, or rock oolong, is unique in flavor for several reasons.  The tea buses grow between tall mountainous rocks that block out most of the sunlight, causing the leaves to grow very slowly.  This, in combination with the mineral rich soil allow the leaves to soak up more flavor through their roots and develop a depth in flavor that is sought after.  This farmer has been crafting Wuyi Yancha for over 60 years, and his skill is easily recognizable.

Rougui translates to cassia (cinnamon), and references the intense aromas of warm wood the tea exudes.  The leaves are highly oxidized and roasted, giving them a nutty and toasty aroma offset by a fruit leather sweetness.  The tea picks up on different notes with each steep as the water reaches deeper into the leaves.  The flavor is full and balanced with a lingering warmth that is comforting and soothing.   

Harvest: Spring, 2022
Origin: Fujian, China

Packaging info:

  • All bulk orders will be packed in the heat-sealed resealable packages.
  • Bulk teas will be packed in the largest size bag (1lb., 2lb., or 5lb. bags) depending on your purchase quantity.  
  • Only 5lbs. of this tea can be ordered at a time due to its limited supply.
  • Call or email if you have specific packaging needs. 

Retail Canisters:

  • Retail canisters are all packed in 100% compostable packaging.  
  • Tea is sealed inside a bio-based cello bag to preserve freshness.
  • Each canister is date stamped to easily comply with FIFO measures.
  • SRP is double the wholesale cost.   

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