A most unusual oolong produced from tea leaves typically used to produce pu'erh. It has a pungent aroma with a sweet lingering taste with apricot notes.
Produced from leaves which are usually destined for pu'erh cakes, the unique processing as an oolong offers the best of both worlds, by bringing out many of the pu'erh characteristics while rounding out the tea and making it perfect for immediate drinking.
- Pungent aroma
- Sweet lingering taste similar to a red oolong
- Apricot notes in the finish
Harvest: Summer 2016
Origin: Da Ping Zhang, Jingmai, Yunnan, China
Tea Garden: Ancient
Variety: Zhong Xiao Ye Zhong (Small/Medium leaf)
Sourced: Direct from the producers Yubai and William Osmont
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use between half to one Dragon Ball per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 15-30 seconds
Packaging: Each Dragon Ball wrapped in paper