Qi Lan Oolong Tea

Qi Lan (奇兰) is an oolong tea from the Wuyi Mountains region of China.

This particular oolong tea is typically less oxidized, with less of a roast than comparable teas such as Da Hong Pao or Shui Jin Gui.

Qi Lan is a middle-leaf tea varietal.

Alternate Names

  • Rare Orchid
  • Strange Orchid

Aroma & Flavor Profile

Qi Lan oolong tea usually has an aroma and flavor of orchids and fruits.

The flavor is perhaps between a Wuyi yancha and a Tie Guan Yin oolong tea.

The featured image at the beginning of this post is from Lateasquirrel of Wikipedia.

Travis Joynson

Travis Joynson

Travis Joynson is the founder and chief editor of the Professional Tea Taster.

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