This straw-colored brew has an intensely floral aroma with assertive honeysuckle notes and an underlying boxwood musk. The liquor is lightly sweet with a jarring alkaline finish—not soapy enough to be disagreeable but leaving me wishing it were less so.
A descendent of oolong varieties from the Anxi Fujian, Tung Ting was brought to the eponymous central Taiwan mountain in the mid-1800s. Our Tung Ting is lightly oxidized, with brilliant whole green leaves. A blend of Winter and Spring leaves, picked at 750 meters above sea level.
Natural floral aroma with hints of fresh orchids and gardenia in a pale green to light gold, crisp and smooth liquor.