Huang Jin Gui, also known as Golden Osmanthus in English, is one of the Anxi oolongs and also regarded as one of the most famous Chinese oolong tea. The tea comes from An Xi area, Fujian province. It got the name as it has a distinct Osmanthus flower-like aroma.
It has curled yellowish green tea leaves. The brewed tea is golden yellow in color with complex flavor. The taste is mild and brisk, with long aftertaste.
As the tea was baked using wood charcoal, compared with other lightly baked oolong teas, it has not only deeper and thinner fragrance, but also longer lasted brewing times.
There are many health benefits to drinking Huang Jin Gui oolong tea, including weight loss, teeth strengthening, combating the aging of skin, etc.