Zhu Ye in Chinese means Bamboo leaves.
This Phoenix Dan Cong has relatively larger size of tea leaves, so locals in Phoenix Mountain compared them to bamboo leaves and named it as bamboo leaves (Zhu Ye).
Zhu Yes is a variety of Phoenix Dan Cong that is classified as Zhi Lan Xiang under the top ten famous type of scent of Phoenix Dan Cong.
As the name suggests, the tea has an orchid-like scent. However, if the charcoal baking is carried out more intensively, it will give a fruity scent rather than refreshing flower scent.
This tea is moderately baked and finished just between the refreshing and fruity scents. It has a sweet fruity note reminiscent of raspberries, mulberries, cherries, etc.
This tea is was harvested from one single tea tree grown an altitude of 950m in Da An Village of Wu Dong Mountain in Phoenix. The tea plant is relatively younger, 30-40 years old, but thanks to its high altitude and fertilizer-free cultivation, it has a long-lasting finishing and a rich aroma.