Exquisite Alishan Oolong

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Oolong Tea
Almond, Creamy, Floral, Green, Lemon Zest, Nutty, Orchid, Peach, Vanilla, Vegetal
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From Song Yi Tea

Orchid aroma, Almond Peach scent

Origin :Tea-growing region with gravelly soil

Camphor Tree Lake Stone Table, Alishan, Chiayi County

Altitude :1,500 to 1,700m above sea level

Cultivar :Qingxin (Green-Core) Oolong

Flavor :Orchid aroma, Almond Peach scent

Fermentation :30%

Roast :Light

Tea-Drinking Tips

First, get a whiff of the aroma of the dry tea. After preparing the tea, get a sniff at the fragrance of the tea and taste it slowly. After which, smell the bottom of the tea cup to enjoy the after-taste scent.

Amount of tea leaves: 1g of tea leaves with 15 cc or ml of boiling water

Temperature: 100 °C

No. of repeated infusion: 6

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Thank you for this sample!

I quite enjoyed this one, and the orchid, peach and almond aroma are apt descriptions. I originally got the regular Alishan from this company since I already had the tea bagged version of the Alishan. This one worked gong fu or western, but I’ve had better luck gong fu using the recommended 40, 20, 30… and so on. It is fairly standard for good quality Ali Shan’s, but it’s slight nuttiness is better enhanced with its fruity edge and its floral and creamy almond quality. It’s still a little vegetal, but almond and orchid are the more prominent notes. I would recommend this one a little over the regular Alishan although they are extremely close in flavor. This one just has a little more zest, and I think it has a little more oxidation making it more rounded overall. I may raise the rating eventually, but it stands as something good for the price it costs.

Flavors: Almond, Creamy, Floral, Green, Lemon Zest, Nutty, Orchid, Peach, Vanilla, Vegetal

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