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Taiwan 'Ali Shan' Heavy-Roast 'Tie Guan Yin' Oolong Tea


Taiwan 'Ali Shan' Heavy-Roast 'Tie Guan Yin' Oolong Tea


Product Description

A very well roasted tea with a smooth and sweet lingering taste of dried fruit coupled with a gentle nuttiness in the finish.

The tea undergoes multiple medium roasts to produce a gentle roasted effect which accentuates the native characteristics of the tea.

The tea is a good candidate for ageing as it should change over time as it rests from the roast.

Tasting Notes:
- Smooth texture
- Smooth, sweet and lingering dried fruit taste
- Non-dominant roast

Harvest: Spring 2017
Roasted: October 2017

Origin: Ali Shan, Jiayi County, Taiwan
Altitude: 900m
Sourced: Specialist Taiwanese wholesaler

Cultivar: Tie Guan Yin
Oxidisation: 30-40%
Roast: Medium/Heavy (Level 6-7)
Picking: Hand

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 99°C/210°F
- Use 1-2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 3-4 minutes

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

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