Bai Hao Premium
Our Taiwan Bai Hao oolong is comprised of the unique tea bush varieties “qingxin da mo” and “qingxin da pan” that are cultivated at low elevation. Selecting the proper harvesting time is crucial to the formation of the cherished pit fruit, honey, muscato and pleasant fruit acidity that is associated with high grades of Bai Hao. The fruity character and special oxidation of bai hao is derived from a unique cultivation and harvesting process that involves plucking the tealeaves after they have been fed on by an insect called a green leaf hopper. The bugs bite the leaves and the flush begins to wither and oxidize on the bush before the leaves are actually harvested. The soft, fruity flavor and floral aromatic character of this tea depends on the schedule of harvesting to correlate with the bugs visit (attack) to the gardens in June.