“Well, the Traveling Tea Box certainly did its job for me. With this wonderful tea, I have now found a company that I never knew existed AND I will soon be placing an order with them. This oolong...” Read full tasting note
“I’ve seriously had my nose in my mug for a good ten minutes. Beautiful. It smells smoky-sweet and amazing. Huffing tea is much more entertaining than studying for a gigantic Japanese test I have...” Read full tasting note
“I got this one from the Traveling Tea Box. It was a good basic oolong. I’d say kindof bakey and kindof roasted. Not necessarily something I’d seek out in an oolong, but a good cuppa (or three...” Read full tasting note
Origin: Wu Yi Mtn., Fu Jian Province
Season: Spring 2008
Leaf Form: Full leaves
Organic Cert: USDA, EU 2092/91
Jade Cassia, also known as Rou Gui in Chinese, takes its name from the Cassia tree, or what is more commonly referred to as ‘Chinese cinnamon’. It is said that the natural aromas of Jade Cassia closely resemble the spicy fragrance emitted from the bark of the Cassia tree. This tea presents a broad flavor palate combining high aromatic notes and a deep roasted body.
Leaf: Slightly curled, high roasted leaves
Infusion: Transparent, light amber infusion
Aroma: Delicate peach and smoked aromas
Taste: Honey smoked flavor and floral orange tones
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