Taiwan High Mountain Oolong Tea
This Taiwan High Mountain Oolong Tea is recommended for beginners of Taiwan oolong. This tea has light floral fragrance and the sweet taste can be felt from the very first sip. This tea is great if you want to explore a new flavour, or if you want to introduce yourself to Taiwan Oolong. The flowery scent and the sweet flavour will captivate you instantly. Here are some facts about Taiwan High Mountain Oolong Tea:
- Origin: Mingjian Village (名间乡), Nantou, Taiwan
- Fragrant and brisk flavour with sweet aftertaste
- Can be infused over seven times
- Put 5 grams of tea in a 355 ml teapot
- Add boiling water at 100 degrees Celsius
- Let steep for 3-5 minutes
- Pour into your glass cups and enjoy your Taiwan High Mountain oolong tea!
- You can re-steep the same serving of tea several times for different flavours!
Chinese Gongfu Method:
- Use 7 grams of tea with a 110 ml gaiwan.
- Use water at 85 degrees celsius.
- The first steep is used to rinse the tea/teacup.
- The second steep is for 25s.
- The third steep is for 25s.
- The fourth steep is for 30s.
- The fifth steep is for 60s.
- The sixth steep is for 70s.
- The seventh steep is for 80s.
The tea tree of this tea grows at the altitude around 800 meters. The tea garden lies in Mingjian Village in Nantou, which was one of the main production areas of Taiwan Oolong in ancient times. The leaf produced here is naturally sweet and fragrant. High mountain tea refers to tea grown above the altitude of 800 meters. High mountain tea has obvious differences when compared with low altitude tea such as the thickness of the leaf and the unique floral fragrance. As the altitude of the leaf increases, the resulting tea will have a better aroma, bright liquid, and a strong and more lastingly sweet aftertaste.