About the name
Feng Huang Dan Cong, a family member of stripe-style oolong teas from Guangdong Province. "Feng Huang"- literally Phoenix refers to the producing area phoenix mountain. "Dan Cong"-literally single bush or single shrub refers to the tea cultivar.
Feng Huang Dan Cong grows in Wudong Mountain Area, Chaozhou City Guangdong Provience. Wu Dong Mountain is the second peak of Fenghuang(Phoenix) Mountain , the elevation is 1391 meters above the sea level.
This area is famous for it's mild and humid climate. It is close to the east China sea. The average annual temperature is above 22 ℃ and the annual precipitation is about 1800 mm.
The tea gardens are surrounded by mist, clouds and humid air. The deep fertile soil is rich in organic matter and trace elements, which is helpful for the formation of tea poly-phenols and aromatic substances.
This high altitude environment and the mild, humid climate gives Phoenix oolong a unique "high mountain" flavor- sweet, honeyed taste and varies floral fragrance.