Pretty good but not my favorite, I would not turn down a cup or a sample of this.
“Something really awesome just happened. My husband loves this oolong! Imagine that, one who likes a select few flavored teas and drinks mostly coffee really loves a simple delicious unflavored...” Read full tasting note
“I'm pretty sure this is my first ever dong ding... I've tried a lot of higher altitude varietals, but not one of these before. I just got done teaching the first class of the semester, then...” Read full tasting note
“Had this again today, and it was very fruity without being sweet today. Lovely.” Read full tasting note
“This is a very light, clean tea - I used the entire sample (which ended up being about 10 grams) of the tightly rolled green leaves in about 18 oz. of water at below parameters. What I got was...” Read full tasting note
Also known as Tung Ting Oolong or Frozen Summit Oolong, Dong Ding Oolong is one of Taiwan’s most famous teas. Its small, pellet-like rolled leaves produce an aromatic, lemon yellow brew with scents of gardenias, mulched grass and buttery vanilla pastries. The flavor of Dong Ding is true to the aroma, with the added complexity of toasted nuts, fresh cream and a slight astringency. A velvety mouthfeel transforms into a slightly drying finish with lasting flavors of honeydew, flowers and nuts. The second infusion is truly remarkable. It’s even smoother, creamier and more floral than the first. Later infusions reveal an enticing mineral edge and more honeyed flavors. Pair Dong Ding Oolong with simple, creamy foods, such as panna cotta or uniced vanilla cake dipped in warm cream.
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