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Old Master Dong Ding Oolong

Old Master Dong Ding Oolong

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Old Master Dong Ding Oolong

 

We have decided to expand the 'Old Master' series with this beautiful tea. Produced by an 81 year old tea master from the main village of Dong Ding, we were blown away by the quality of this beautiful tea. This complex tea gives rich creamy sweetness, sour fruit, roasted caramel and more as the leaves unfold. And it will only get better with age.

We are releasing a limited amount of this tea right now and keeping the rest for a later release. It is still a little young and 'fresh from the fire' but it gets better each time we open a bag to enjoy it. The only qualm we have is that it isn't charcoal roasted. When we asked the question, our new friend simple said that at 81, his charcoal roasting days are behind him. Fair enough! The tea is wonderful as it is already.

Elevation: 500m

Status: Organic

Cultivar: Qin Xin Oolong

Season: April, 25th 2019

Oxidization: 50%, Middle Roast

Method: Hand picked, processed on site, electric roasted, very small batch

Region: Dong Ding, Nantou

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 2 minutes. Lasts 2-3 steeps. Very suited to western style brewing!

 

 

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Lovely tea

Wow, I got a sample of this spectacular tea in my little June Teaducation Subscription Service. The toasty rich sweet thick liquor on this one. Insane. Man, I already have enough tea, I don't need to be buying more but... this sample is going so fast.