Winter 2018. Lishan. Full, robust flavor that lasts through multiple brews.
Grown Without Pesticides
This premium-quality oolong tea is grown in the Li Shan mountain range at an altitude of 2400 meters. The climate of these high mountains is ideal for growing fine oolong tea. The cool air and high humidity produce a tea with full, robust flavor and long-lasting aftertaste.
The brewed tea has an exquisite aroma and brews to an appealing amber liquor. The leaves can can be re-brewed many times while maintaining a full flavor.
Tea grown on Mount Li (Li Shan or Pear Mountain) is the most prized oolong tea in Taiwan. It is ideally suited for gong fu style brewing.
Sample pack available:
Da Yu Ling / Hua Gang Sample Pack - 7 grams each
|Harvest Date||November 2018|
| Varietal ||Chin Shin (Green Heart - qing xin - 青心烏龍)|
|Origin||Hua Gang Area (華崗), Li Shan, Taichung County, Taiwan|
|Elevation ||2400 meters (8,000 feet)|
|Chinese Name ||華崗頂級烏龍茶|
|Pinyin ||huá gǎng dǐng jí wūlóngchá|
Here are some guidelines for brewing Hua Gang 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 - 190 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.