Alpine Mountain Yu Shan Garden Oolong (玉山茶園高冷烏龍茶)
- Region: Nantou County
- Harvest: 2023
- Availability: In Stock
Alpine Mountain Yu Shan Garden Oolong (玉山茶園高冷烏龍茶) is rare oolong from small private plantation in Yu Shan garden, Nantou County.
Yu Shan or Yushan, also known as Mount Jade, Jade Mountain, or Mount Yu, and known as Mount Niitaka during Japanese rule, is the highest mountain on Taiwan at 3,952 m (12,966 ft) above sea level.
Yu Shan Garden is situated in original high mountain forests with altitude 2600 meter above sea level. Upstream water source which is situated here means very pure and clean location, so oolong tea tastes aromatous and soft, with special alpine aroma.
Plantation owner care about each step of growing and production and control quality very carefully.
Leaves: are green, compact, rolled into small balls, which are straighten during brewing.
Tea liquor is golden yellow, clean and bright. Tea from this garden is of high mountain quality; floral, honey and very fresh in the aroma.
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 2-3 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 three minutes before serving.
Boiling temperature – 85-95°C (185-203°F). You can use this amount of tea 3 to 4 times.
The tea leaves come unrolled for full flavor.
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.