Selection of the Classic Oolongs (3 teas)
- Region: Taiwan
- Harvest: 2018
- Availability: In Stock
You heard about very delicate and beautiful taste of Taiwanese teas but never taste.
You want to try them but afraid to spend money for big amount?
Now we have very good offer for you – selection of the most interesting Taiwanese classic oolongs!
We choosed three most popular ooolongs and you can buy them for welcome price.
Our selection contains:
- Dong Ding Oolong Tea (凍頂) - 30 grams
- Four Season Spring Oolong / Si Ji Chun Tea Taoyuan (四季春) – 30 grams
- Lugu Oolong Tea (鹿谷烏龍茶) – 30 grams
We hope that you will like our teas and we waiting of your future orders!
Dong Ding Oolong Tea (凍頂)
Dong Ding, also spelled Tung-ting, is a premium oolong tea from Taiwan.
The name Dong Ding means "Frozen Summit", which is the name of the mountain in Taiwan on which the original tea plants are planted.
This tea is from the Lugu region of Nantou County in central Taiwan (Dong Ding Mountain, Lugu Township, Nantou County, Taiwan). Tea grows on the height 800-2000 m.
Dong Ding is one of the most famous Taiwanese oolong tea. Its history begins in 1860's, when the original tea trees were brought from China's Wuyi Mountains in Fujian Province. Climate of Nantou county gives unique opportunity to grow highest quality tea. Dong Ding is low-oxidized but high roasted tea with helps to keep twice more vitamins and minerals.
Leaves: leaves are green in the center and reddish in the edge and very thick. They are rolled in perfect balls.
Dong Ding oolong tea has a distinctive honey taste and aroma with roasted notes. Tea is a lightly colored and has a unique lingering sweet aftertaste.
Four Season Spring Oolong / Si Ji Chun Tea Taoyuan (四季春)
This is Four Season Spring Oolong from Lala mountain in Fusing town, Taoyuan county.
This tea is also called four seasons like spring. The point is that all harvests are so good, like first spring harvest. This is one of the youngest oolongs, its history began in the 80's of the last century.
Tea grows at the altitude of 800 meters, the leaves are harvested in the early spring time of their fall and tea is produced about 6 times a year. Usually bud, one young leaf and two mature leaves are harvested. Harvest starts early in the morning to late night.
Leaves are left to dry in the sun for several hours. Thereafter, they are moved into special boilers, where they slowly ferment before roasting.
This tea is hand cutting.
This tea is lightly-oxidized tea.
Oolong Four Seasons helps relieve tiredness, tones and adds strength and improves the mood, the perfect tea to finish lunch or dinner. Very useful for weight loss.
Leaves: light golden color and rolled into a small balls
Tea has intense floral aroma and delicate fruity taste without any bitterness or dryness. Aftertaste is rich and sweetish.
Lugu Oolong Tea (鹿谷烏龍茶)
This high quality tea is from the Lugu region of Nantou County in central Taiwan.
The season of 2013 is one the best for growing tea - is was wet enough and not very hot.
This tea is from alpine plantations (height 1500 m) and hand cutting. Tea bushes grow on high-mountain plantations in the ecologically clean environment.
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.
Leaves: are green, compact, rolled into small balls, which are straighten during brewing.
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.
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.