Today’s review is a 2020 Mi Lan Xiang Dancong oolong tea from Huang Rui Guang.
Brand: Verdant Tea / Huang Ruiguang
Tea: Mi Lan Xiang Dancong
Tea Varietal: Mi Lan Xiang
Vintage: Spring, 2020
Elevation: 600 Meters
Origin: Wudong Shan, Guangdong, China
Mi Lan Xiang translates to ‘honey orchid fragrance’ and it is a famous varietal of Pheonix dan cong tea.
The reason for the name is that this type of tea usually has a unique honey-orchid aroma and flavor.
Amount of Tea: 7 Grams
Brewing Vessel: Small Glass Pitcher
Type of Water: Distilled Water
Rinse Time: 5 Seconds
Steep Time: 30 Seconds – 40 Seconds – 50 Seconds
The flavor of the tea resembles toasted wood, stonefruit, orchid, and wildflowers.
Some spice notes developing later on.
Has a strong fragrance.
Flavor notes: Smoked applewood, stonefruit, orchid, wildflower honey, spice, and a sense of minerality.