Taiwan Floral (Blue Jade) Oolong Tea
Plucking from Taiwan peculiar blue jade oolong tea leaves, in addition to stringent management of planting, Taiwan floral oolong tea was made by artisans to refine into circumspect & traditional oolong tea. In the process of light fermentation, blue jade oolong transpires delicate floral aroma which you, tea lovers, won’t miss it out.
The water used to steep this tea should be about 85-90 degree Celsius. Use about 3 grams of tea leaves for about every 150c.c. of water. A steeping time of about 6 minutes is recommended with more or less time depending on the desired concentration. As a rough guide, the higher the temperature of the water or the greater the amount of leaves used, the shorter the steeping time should be. The tea leaves should uncurl for full flavor.
For the ultimate enjoyment, a traditional Chinese ceramic (pottery) teapot is recommended for loose oolong tea. The teapot should be half filled with leaves and initially steeped for 45 seconds to 1 minute with the steeping time increased by an additional 15 seconds for each successive steeping. The leaves may be steeped multiple times.