"A wonderful example for all Oolong fans, smooth and sweet with complex bakery notes."
Oolong means semi-fermented. After rolling, the tea is allowed to ferment only until the edges of the leaves start to turn brown.
The tea is then fired which arrests the fermenting process and develops the amazing character associated with Oolong.
In Taiwan, producing oolong tea involves highly specialised skills in the control of the withering, oxidation and firing.
From the nursing of a seedling to planting, to nourishing the bushes, to properly selecting the best time to pluck the leaves, a slight variance
Husbandry of the tea farmer is a legacy passed down from many generations.
During the 2nd World War, the production of tea was greatly expanded while the island was occupied. This production was exported to Japan to
Fit for true connoisseurs, highly prized it is ranked as one of the best teas in the world. Made by extremely skilful processing from oolong leaves,
A tea you have to savour, to fully appreciate its complex fragrant sweetness and Malty taste with hints of spice. A spectacular rounded flavour a must try for all oolong fans.
Ingredients: Oolong tea
Region: Taoyuan County
Caffeine Guide: Low
Growing Altitudes: 1000 – 3000 feet above sea level
Antioxidant Content: High
Grade: Choice Fine #1
Taste: Smooth and slightly sweet; toasty with a touch of dryness
Process: Semi-fermented, Traditional process, Small batch crafted.
Infusion Colour: Tending black
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This is a super tea. Plenty of body and flavour, lightly smoky, not overwhelming.
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