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The standout feature of this tea is its mouth-watering flavor and consistency. The aftertaste is light and minty, yet exceptionally long-lasting. If we had to choose between describing our Winter Mountain Oolong as either sharp or soft, it would definitely be sharp. In general we’ve found spring high mountain teas to be sharp and floral, and winter harvests to be soft and deep. The top and middle notes have a good blend of both floral and fruity flavors, with the tropical fruity notes being front and center.
Mountain Oolong brews best at temperatures between 88°c and 91°c. For a more classic winter green oolong profile, we suggest brewing gongfu style: 91°c with six grams of tea, steeped for forty seconds to a minute maximum. A more standard technique (three grams of leaf for around ninety seconds to two minutes) will introduce sharper, more floral flavors to the liquor. Expect the profile to shift in subtle ways from first to second to third steep, exciting!
Prepare 3 grams of tea leaf (slightly less than a teaspoon) per 100ml of water(about half a cup).
For the first two steeps, 90°c water for no longer than 60 seconds will provide plenty of flavor. From the third steep onward it is fine to add up to thirty additional seconds per steep. This should provide between four and six re-steeps depending on the quality of the tea. For larger vessels (teapots of over 500ml) re-steep potential is usually lower
This tea is produced at LonxFengXia of SunLinkSea(Also spelled ShanLinXi), located in ZhuShan township of Nantou County. LongFengXia’s e...from $13.00
This tea is produced at LonxFengXia of SunLinkSea(Also spelled ShanLinXi), located in ZhuShan township of Nantou County. LongFengXia’s elevation is 1,800 meters at its highest point; the winding mountain roads leading up to this tea region are cloudy and misty all year around. We would describe it as breath-taking and...
For this tea, we set aside a prime piece of land in the mountains of Taiwan, at 1,600 meters above sea level. No sprays or pesticides an...from $12.00
For this tea, we set aside a prime piece of land in the mountains of Taiwan, at 1,600 meters above sea level. No sprays or pesticides and no chemical fertilizers were used on or around the garden, to return the land to its natural state. Because of the old fashioned...
This tea was grown in Nantou county, Taiwan. The elevation of the garden is 1,400 meters above sea level, well above the requirement to ...$15.00
This tea was grown in Nantou county, Taiwan. The elevation of the garden is 1,400 meters above sea level, well above the requirement to qualify as a true high mountain tea, “gaoshan cha”. The notes are predominantly floral with a slightly vegetal taper. The subtle flavor is definitely best enjoyed...