Qi Lan

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Qi Lan oolong
Qi Lan Oolong

Qi Lan (奇兰) is usually translated as "strange orchid" but "rare orchid" is also common. This oolong is less oxidized and lighter roasted than other Wuyi oolongs such as Da Hong Pao or Shui Jin Gui. Qi Lan tea is a middle leaf varietal. The teas liquor is golden-yellow with a aroma which resemble orchides and fruits. Qi Lan's taste is located somewhere between classsic Wuyi Yan Cha and Tie Guan Yin.

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