Winter 2021. Nantou. Smooth, rich, full-flavored oolong.
Grown Without Pesticides
This is an exceptionally smooth, full flavored oolong tea from the Li Shan (Pear Mountain) tea region of Taiwan.
Cui Feng (翠峰) oolong tea is grown at an altitude of 2,000 meters (6,500 feet) in cool, moist conditions, producing some of the best oolong tea in the world.
The Cui Feng tea region is located in Renai Township, Nantou County. This pristine area is ideal for top-quality oolong tea production. At these altitudes, the large variation between day-time and night-time temperatures is ideal for oolong tea.
Cui Feng brews to a rich, honey-colored liquor, highly fragrant and with a smooth, robust flavor, full in the mouth.
|Harvest Date||October 2021|
| Varietal ||Chin Shin (Green Heart - qing xin - 青心烏龍)|
|Origin||Cui Feng (翠峰), Li Shan, Nantou County, Taiwan|
|Elevation ||2,000 meters (6,500 feet) |
|Chinese Name ||梨山翠峰烏龍茶|
|Pinyin ||lí shān cuì fēng wūlóngchá|
Here are some guidelines for brewing Cui Feng oolong tea. These are meant as a starting point only. Please adjust to suit your individual preferences.
- Brewing vessel: 150cc (5 US fluid ounces)
- 6 grams of tea leaves
- Water temperature: 85 C (185 F)
- Infusion durations: 30 seconds, 45 seconds, 1 minute 30 seconds, 3 minutes, and 5 minutes
The taste of the brewed tea is affected by the water quality, water temperature, amount of tea leaves, type of brewing vessel and the duration of each infusion.