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Annual Alishan Spring 2024 Festival Winner, 600 gr. package (阿里山春茶比賽茶)

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This is a winner of annual Alishan spring tea competition (tea festival) of 2024. Tea is delivered in a gift box. Net weight - 600 gram in two metal tin with traditional design.

This year there is available:

  • Absolute Champion

Mt. Ali Oolong from Ali Shan area is one of the best and the most famous oolong from Taiwan.

Alishan (Ali Shan) mountain is the largest mountain range in Taiwan, it consists of 18 mountains. This tea grows on the high mountain area - Mountain Ali. Tea grows on the height 500-1500 m, and together with unique climate this gives to the tea very soft and sweet taste.

High mountain Oolongs from Ali Shan belongs to the group of Bao-zhong oolong.

Tea bushes grow on high-mountain plantations in the ecologically clean environment. Tea is harvested several times a year, in spring and autumn. The raw stuff for the production of this tea is freshly picked rich bud with 2 young leaves. After harvesting bud and leaves mash to raise a juice, and fermentation begins. Tea leaves are oxidized by the air. After that fermented tea is fried in boilers for some time. The combination of time and temperature of roasting is held every plantation in the strictest confidence. Modern technology of tea leaf rolling and heat treatment can keep the high content of tannins and catechines.

The festival winner grows on high mountain plantation. It is the best Alishan Oolong for special occasions.

Leaves: are green, compact, rolled into small balls, which are straighten during brewing

Effects for the body

Promotes weight loss due contained in tea theine (tea caffeine), vitamins and minerals. Affects lipid metabolism, helps with atherosclerosis, strengthens blood vessels, relieves tension, promotes relaxation and improves mood.

Taste

Clean and clear brew is golden emerald colored. Aroma is rich floral-fruity with a hint of peach. Taste is very soft with sugar and floral aromas and vanilla - creamy aftertaste. This oolong is perfect for quiet afternoon or five o’clock tea.

Brewing

You can use any kind of tea pot, but clay tea pot suits much better.

Warm up the tea pot with the boiling water, put 2-5 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 three minutes before serving.

Boiling temperature – 90-95°C (195-205°F).

You can use this amount of tea 3 to 4 times.

The tea leaves come unrolled for full flavor.

Additional information

This is one of the traditional ways of brewing. Depending on individual gustatory preferences 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.

Haf 05/07/2024
Since I've already gotten such great teas from Taiwantealeaf, I decided to trust that this tea would be worth the expenditure. It is.

It's one of the most nuanced and delightful and delicious Alishan teas I've ever tasted, and I've experienced hundreds.

If you are someone who likes the best oolongs possible, this one is for you. It is truly outstanding in every way.

And even more delicious as it cools.

I am so happy to have it that I'm going to order more!
Robert 15/09/2023
This tea embodies the essence of Alishan, with its high mountain terroir and meticulous craftsmanship. The flavor is a delightful blend of floral and fruity notes, with a hint of sweetness that lingers on the palate. It's like experiencing the beauty of Alishan in every sip.
For those who appreciate high-quality oolong teas, the Festival Winner is a must-try. Its accolades are well-deserved, and it's a testament to the dedication of the tea producers. This tea is a true gem. I'm already looking forward to buying this tea again next year.

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