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2016 Luye Red Oolong

2016 Luye Red Oolong

Regular price $5.00

2016 Luye Red Oolong

 

We found this tea on a recent sourcing trip, aging nicely in a big clay pot. It doesn't have a lot of age on it yet, but it has started to get some the changes that age brings to a tea. The slight must, the complexity and the feeling of 'aged' tea. It is an interesting tea to try if you want to understand how a tea ages or to see if you might be interested in some of the older, more expensive teas on the site. It is also a great tea to buy and age yourself as it already has a bit of start on it, and the price is pretty good...

 

Other teas from this garden: Wild Cultivar Oolong (Eastern Camellia Formosensis), 'The Converter' Assamica Black Tea


Elevation: 300m

Status: Certified Organic

Cultivar: Big Leaf Oolong

Oxidization: 80%, slight roast

Season: Spring 2016

Method: Hand picked, processed on site, electric roast, small batch

Region: Luye, Taidong

Recommend Brewing Style:

Gong Fu Style: 3-5g per 100ml, ~100C water, 30, 45, 60 then add 5-10 seconds steeps in gaiwan. Lasts 4-5 steeps.

Western Style: 3g per 100ml, ~100c water for 3 minutes. Lasts 2-3 steeps.

 


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