A creamy floral aroma combined with a smooth cream taste with floral notes.
Mei Shan is one of the less fashionable mountain areas with the oolongs often ending up being re-labelled as from the neighbouring Ali Shan which commands a higher price. As a result, buying teas labelled as Mei Shan means you get a similar quality tea to Ali Shan but at a better price.
- Creamy smooth texture
- Creamy floral aroma and taste
Harvest: Spring, mid-April 2017 (25g only) ; Winter, November 2017 (50, 100g, 250g)
Origin: Mei Shan, Yunling county, Taiwan
Farmer: Huang family
Sourced: Specialist Taiwanese wholesaler
Cultivar: Jin Xuan (TTES #12)
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 1 teaspoon per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 1-2 minutes
Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag