Li Shan High Mountain Organic Oolong (梨山高山有機烏龍茶)
- Region: Li Shan (Li Mountain / Pear Mountain) Area
- Harvest: 2021
- Availability: In Stock
Li Shan area is the highest mountains in Taiwan. Li Mountain has altitude more than 2000 meter above sea level. Li Shan tea trees are grown in this cold and humid environment, making the tea leaf soft and with amazing fruit fragrance and taste.
This unique feature cannot be found on the teas grown in low altitude areas.
This year we have prepared a special lot of tea with selected leaves in order to take part in the annual tea festival. We took only 30 kg to the festival and it got first place there. These 30 kg were bought right during the festival, which, frankly saying, we did not expect. We still have a small amount of tea from this lot. This tea is also packaged in two 75 gram metal cans (total weight 150 grams) of traditional design and comes in a gift box (see photos 5, 6 and 7). The only difference from the tea from the competition that attended the festival is the absence of the seal of the festival winner (see photo 8). But we can offer it at a better price.
Leaves: are green, compact, rolled into small balls, which are straighten during brewing.
Tea liquor is golden yellow, clean and bright. Tea has extremely fruit fragrance and taste with apple and pear notes, strong sweetness in the throat; brisk and smooth aftertaste with long-lasting sweet scent in the mouth.
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 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.
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