Oriental Beauty, Late Summer Harvest
Well known for an intense, honey-like fragrance and rich texture, this highly oxidized oolong from western Taiwan attributes its distinctive character to tiny leafhoppers, which nibble the leaves while still on the plant. In order to fend off the attack, the plant alters its internal chemical composition, resulting in unique aromatic compounds that form in the leaves during processing.
Only the buds and tender young leaves of the Qing Xin cultivar have been used for this prized lot; revel in the layered notes of violet, young plum, and wood that unfurl through multiple infusions. Try alongside this lot from a different producer to compare across two grades.
Region: Hsinchu County
Tasting Notes: violet, orange blossom, wood
Harvest Season: Summer 2019
Good tea. I really enjoy it.
I have always loved the quality of tea from here — thoroughly enjoyed it and recommended friends!
An extraordinary tea, highly recommended