Vietnam 'Red Buffalo' Oolong Tea

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Tea type
Oolong Tea
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Typical Preparation
Use 6 oz / 166 ml of water
Set water temperature to 200 °F / 93 °C
Use 6 g of tea
Steep for 1 min, 30 sec
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45 Tasting Notes View all

“Mixed reviews on this one. Lots of reviews so I’ll just add a lazy my two cents. ^^ I like it a lot. I saw a lot mention stonefruits but I get a lot of cherry, baked tart cherry notes. For most of...” Read full tasting note
“I really, really enjoy this oolong. The combination of fruity and malty is just so tasty, it smells as good as it tastes and is just delightful. This was one of the first “true teas” I ever got,...” Read full tasting note
“This is a nice fruity oolong in the highly oxidized category. However, it doesn’t really stand out in any way other than the smell of the dry leaves, which is unusually strong. Especially the...” Read full tasting note
“068/365 Another from Dark Matter. It feels good to be finally getting around to these! I went with another oolong today after yesterday’s success. It’s not something I’d usually pick out, but while...” Read full tasting note


A brilliant oolong tea with a creamy smooth texture and delightful honey taste.

All our Vietnamese teas have been sourced by Geoff Hopkins of Hatvala, who regularly travels Vietnam in search of the best teas, all of which are sourced direct from the tea producers.
It is Hatvala’s mission to raise awareness of the high quality Vietnamese teas which are often overlooked on the world market and it my pleasure to assist by making Hatvala’s full range of Vietnamese teas available on What-Cha.

Tasting Notes:
- No bitterness or astringency
- Smooth creamy texture
- Sweet honey taste

Origin: Moc Chau, Son La Province, Vietnam

Tea Trees: Tea Estate
Tea Varietal: Camellia Sinensis var. Sinensis
Cultivar: Thanh Tam (Qing Xin)
Altitude: 1000m+

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