Taiwan 'Wuyi' Black Tea

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A very smooth and sweet tasting black teas with lingering fruit and mineral notes.

Another very unique black tea from Taiwan, produced from a cultivar imported from China's famous Wuyi area between 1796-1820. Typically the cultivar has been used to produced heavier roasted oolongs similar to those from Wuyi with black tea production a more recent innovation.

Tasting Notes:
- Very smooth texture with no bitterness or astringency
- Sweet taste with distinct mineral notes coupled with a stone fruit quality

Harvest: Summer, July 2017

Origin: Ming Jian Township, Nantou County, Taiwan
Altitude: 350m
Producer: Mr. Yu
Sourced: Specialist Taiwanese tea wholesaler

Cultivar: Wuyi (Unknown cultivar of Wuyi origin brought to Taiwan in the early 19th Century)
Picking: Hand

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 2-3 minutes

Packaging: Non-resealable vacuum-sealed bag packaged in Taiwan


Category: Taiwan Black Tea

Type: Black Tea