JustMake Tung Ding Oolong Tea
Rich, hickory smoke, sweet aroma. Robust, tangy, complex roasted character. Lingering heady aftertaste.
Garden: This batch of tea comes from Yonglong Village, just above Dong Ding Mountain. Yonglong is known for its rich soil which differs from other locales in Lu Gu Township. The unique flavor of the Dong Ding Oolong produced here is attributed to this soil quality, along with the fact this region is home to the most concentrated population of skilled oolong tea artisans in Taiwan. This farm is managed by a father and son team who inherited their family tradition as artisans of Dong Ding Oolong. Their tea has been awarded first prize in the world’s largest Oolong tea competition, and they consistently achieve top awards in their local competition of traditionally made Dong Ding Oolong.
Harvest: Hand picked in small batches. Winter 2017 Yonglong, Nantou.
- Dong Ding Oolong is a medium oxidized, medium-heavily roasted tea with a hearty, complex, and robust character.The initial steeping brings forth a complex bouquet of roasted vegetables, pine, and a touch of smokiness. On the palate, you get roasted sweet corn, nutty/fruity notes, and a tangy, heady finish with just the right touch of astringency.This batch of Dong Ding Oolong is representative of a traditionally made Oolong from the original source of this type of tea. It demonstrates the broad spectrum of character and flavors that can be captured by refined roasting techniques.
- Tung Ding Oolong is a semi-fermented tea with a robust character. This batch of Dung Ding Oolong adopt traditional roasting from original source of high mountain tea. With this traditional roasting skills, Dung Ding Oolong tea demonstrates the broad spectrum of character and flavours.
- The world well known Dung Ding Oolong Tea comes from Nantou mountainous in the heart of Taiwan. Tea farmers use special witherings and firing technique to shape the leaves into tiny green balls.
- After steeping, the leaves stretch open with a rich and sweet flavour. Its lasting and intriguing flavour made it the most popular tea in Taiwan.