Rare Organic Black Tea from Dayuling (大禹嶺紅茶)
- Region: Nantou County
- Harvest: 2018
- Availability: In Stock
Dayuling black tea (Da Yu Ling black tea) is a premium black tea from the Dayuling area in Nantou county. It is growing at the altitude more than 2600 meters of the cold forest.
This is very special for its taste and limited kind of tea.
Dayuling (Da Yu Ling) is located about of 100 km South of Taipei, the country's capital city ofTaiwan, in the middle of Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range. This is the highest place in thecountry, altitude is more than 2700 meters.
Leaves: are golden red-brown, wide, stretched and slightly twisted
Tea has sweet and light honey taste and aroma.
You can use any kind of tea pot, but porcelain tea pot suits much better.
Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put about 3 grams of tea, and pour small amount of the boiling water into the tea and pour out.
Then pour 225-250 ml of boiling water and cover tea pot for 3-5 minutes before serving.
Boiling temperature is 90-95°C (195-205°F).
Steep more for more concentrate and deep taste of the tea.
This is one of the traditional ways of brewing. Depending on individual gustatory preferences you can you can vary brewing time from 35s to 5 minutes.
You can also use Chinese traditional way of brewing - spilling, using Gaiwan and brew for 3-5 second each time.
Please note, that it is natural tea with high content of active elements, including caffeine, and minerals and some unusual feelings could appear. In that case we recommend decrease quantity of dry leaves and brewing time.
From our blog
Dayuling (Da Yu Ling) is a mountain area in the middle of Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range. This is the highest place in the country, altitude is more than 2700 meters. The highest tea plantation in the world is located in Dayuling, and you can buy Da Yu Ling oolong tea which grows at the altitude more than 2600 meters in our shop.