Oxidation: 40-50% Production: Tumbled and Rolled by Machine, Charcoal Pit-Baked by Hand Farming: No Pesticide Residue Attributes: Fiery & Invigorating
Mrs. Su opted to roast this winter's crop with a bit less fire, accentuating its pervasive sweetness and the fieriness just balanced enough to declare its presence. The lightest charcoal roast in memory, nonetheless very satisfying for the coffee drinker or oolong enthusiasts who expect a heartier cup.
Warm up with one of the most extraordinary artisanal oolongs in the world. This tea has been meticulously hand picked at Tung Ting Village, then finished by our partner Mrs. Su, a true master. Each batch of these oolongs are then roasted slowly over a bamboo charcoal fire. The resulting tea is balanced, deep, and full of the rich toasty notes that traditional Tung Ting oolongs are loved for. It features the pleasing fragrance and body for which Taiwan teas in particular are prized. Exceptional skills in charcoal roasting is required to successfully unite the island floral aromas and sweetness with a deep fiery body. Mrs. Su of Tung Ting village has been honing her craft for 20+ years and is considered one of the foremost artisans in this technique.
Steeping Guidelines: 4g or 1t | 8oz. @ 205˚F | 1.5 minute Use a yixing or porcelain teapot. Drain completely and serve. Please re-infuse 7 or more times. Serves 49 8oz. cups per 1oz. of whole leaf tea