Ali Shan Black Tea

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Altitude (meters)

1000 - 1499


Red Jade - TaiCha #18


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Winter 2020. Alishan. Exceptionally smooth, naturally sweet.

Grown Without Pesticides

Winter 2020

75 grams of black tea in a sealed foil bag

This black tea is from Taiwan's Alishan tea district, grown at an altitude of 1300 meters.

This is an exceptionally smooth black tea with a naturally sweet honey flavor. This black tea has a hint of cinnamon without any astringency.

Alishan black tea is grown without pesticides.

Packaged in a sealed foil bag with an attractive display box.

Sample available: Alishan Black Tea sample

Harvest DateOctober 2020
Varietal Taiwan Tea #18 (Red Jade - 紅玉)
OriginAlishan, Chia Yi County, Taiwan
Elevation 1,300 meters (4,260 feet)
Chinese Name 阿里山紅茶
Pinyin Ālǐ shān hóng chá

Here are some guidelines for brewing Alishan Black tea. These are meant as a starting point only. Please adjust to suit your individual preferences.

  • Water temperature - just below boiling (95 C)
  • Quantity - about 1 tablespoon of tea leaves for 500 ml water (17 ounces)
  • Brewing time - 3 to 5 minutes
  • Stir briskly before serving

The taste of the brewed tea is affected by the water quality, water temperature, amount of tea leaves, type of brewing vessel and the brewing time.