Spring 2018. Alishan. Smooth, robust, pleasing taste and texture.
Four Season oolong tea is a varietal grown in the Alishan (Mount Ali) tea region of Taiwan. Alishan is one of Taiwan's most famous tea areas. The rich soil combined with the daily fog produces ideal conditions for growing tea.
Four Season tea is a high-mountain (gao shan) tea which has been hand-picked and hand-processed by traditional methods. It is an excellent daily tea with a smooth sweet taste and pleasing color. Four Season tea is the best oolong available in this price range. It compares well with some of our more expensive teas.
Sample Available: Feng Fu Sample Pack
|Harvest Date||April 2018|
| Varietal ||si ji chun (Four Season - 四季春)|
|Origin||Rui Li Village (瑞里), Ali Shan, Chia Yi County, Taiwan|
|Elevation ||1,200 meters (4,000 feet) |
|Chinese Name ||阿里山四季烏龍茶|
|Pinyin ||Ālǐ shān sìjì wūlóngchá|
Here are some guidelines for brewing Four Season 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 - 90 C (185 - 195 F)
- Infusion durations: 30 seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes, 3 minutes, and 4 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.