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Winter Crisp Oolong (2019 Pick Now In Stock)
Winter Crisp Oolong (2019 Pick Now In Stock)

Winter Crisp Oolong (2019 Pick Now In Stock)

Regular price $4.00

Winter Crisp Oolong 

**A favorite of many, this crisp, clean and fresh winter oolong is back in stock and has all the same great flavor as last year's tea!**

We are happy to introduce a tea from Wu Jie, a very new terroir just outside of Puli, Taiwan. This winter tea is sweet, crisp and buttery and has all the best aspects of  Taiwanese high mountain oolongs without the high price tag!

Wu Jie is located between the Pear Mountain and Shanlinxi growing areas this tea really has the best of those terroirs. The rich, deep, thick minerality of Shanlinxi is mixed with the higher fruity notes and lingering aftertaste of Pear Mountain to make this a great tea for those that love high mountain oolongs! 

 

Elevation: 1300m

Status: Tested Agrochemical Free

Cultivar: QinXin

Oxidization: 35%

Season: November 12th, 2019

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

Region: WuJie, 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 3 minutes. Lasts 2-3 steeps.

Grandpa Style: Works Great!

Customer Reviews

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Crisp and floral

On the first infusion I get a light crisp Granny Smith apple aftertaste but not tart. On the second infusion it becomes slightly more dense and has
more vegetal/floral notes. I get a floral brightness on my pallet. I get notes of lilies and jasmine. The floral aroma and tastes lingers on your senses. It’s really quite a lovely experience. Make sure not to over steep these leaves or you will get bitterness.

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Crisp and refreshing!

I received a 15g sample in the “Taste of Winter” Teaeducation Subscription Box. Flavors are exactly as described: bright minerality coupled with a buttery sweetness that smells as good as it tastes. I was able to push it to 7 steeps. Another great, affordable discovery from Mountain Stream Teas!