"Dong Fang Hong" 东方红 is a rare ancient tree species of Fenghuang Mountain, and it is the first generation of Fenghuang Shancong tea. In the early 1960's, the tea farmers of Fenghuang Mountain sent this rare ancient tree tea to Chairman Mao Zedong, and received a reply from Zhongnanhai (the center of the government in Beijing) that this wonderful tea and varietal will now be known as "Dong Fang Hong" or "the East is Red" (a famous Mao era revolutionary song).
Features: Natural nectar aroma, rich and refreshing taste, strong sweetness and highly infusable. Fir rhyme with unique old tree character.
Origin: Da‘an Village, Phoenix Mountain (Guangdong)
Altitude: 860 meters