- Harvest: Winter 2020
- Elevation: 1500-1600 Meters
- Production: 24 Hours Roast
- Oxidation: 25-30%
- Farming: Traditional Farming
Our Roasted Ali Shan High Mountain Tea is from a plantation in Shi Zhuo that has been farmed for over 40 years and is operated by the 2nd generation of the family. The site is high on the peak of Zhu Qi at 1500-1600 meters. This hand crafted roasted oolong unites the island floral aromas and sweetness with a deep, fiery body with complex flavors.
The resulting tea is balanced, deep, and full of the rich toasty notes that Oolong teas are loved for, with the pleasing fragrance and body for which Taiwan teas in particular are prized.
Ali Shan tea is a high mountain oolong tea grown in the central mountains of Taiwan. This slower growth results in a deep flavor that is prized by many oolong enthusiasts
In Ali Shan, the sunny mountain slopes of the mountains provide abundant sunshine in the morning, which provides endless kinetic energy for the growth of tea; in the afternoon, the sunlight diffuses warmly as it is shielded by clouds; soon, the cold mountain breeze brings a sudden drop in temperature, cooling the tea through the evening.
The high mountain environment provides the teas with a fine texture, a plump and healthy appearance, and is rich in polyphenols and pectin. The brewed tea liquor is clear and golden, the taste is smooth and refreshing, and the aroma exudes elegance.
- 4g or 1Tbsp | 8oz. @ 205˚F | 1 minute
- May be re-steeped multiple times
- Use a porcelain or Yixing teapot.
- Drain completely and serve.