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Taiwan Osmanthus Oolong Tea


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Taiwan Osmanthus Oolong Tea is a unique floral flavored oolong tea. It is made of fresh osmanthus flower and well-made oolong tea. Try the brisk and thick flavor of this Osmanthus Oolong Tea.

Osmanthus Oolong Tea From Taiwan
  • Origin: Ali Mountain (阿里山) in Taiwan.
  • Osmanthus comes from Yunnan Province.
  • Fragrance: mixed with natural extractive from pure fresh osmanthus flowers.
  • Appearance: tightly twisted, has yellow osmanthus crumbles.
  • Liquid: clean, bright and yellow.
  • Flavor: strong osmanthus fragrance with sweet aftertaste.
  • Low Caffeine: Less than 10%’s amount of a cup of coffee.

Crafted with the tea leaves from Qingxin Oolong tea trees, mixed with natural fragrance extracted from fresh osmanthus, this Osmanthus Oolong Tea has high floral scent, as well as the mellow taste of oolong tea. When brewing this tea, you will first smell the refreshing osmanthus fragrance, and then taste its flavor in the liquid in the mean time feel the sweet flavor. The aroma of osmanthus and oolong will stay in your mouth for a long time. The floral fragrance also brings richer flavor to the oolong tea.

Certificate of Analyze by Eurofins

  • Certificate No.: AR-14-SU-010438-01

Our Taiwan Osmanthus Oolong Tea is analysed in accordance with the requirements of regulation (EC) 396/2005 (regulation on maximum residue levels in food and feed) in its currently valid version.

Recommend Brewing Guide:
Western Method Chinese Gongfu Way
Coming Soon Water : 3oz / 85ml 212℉ / 100℃
Use 7 Grams Tea
7 steeps:25s, 30s, 35s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 90s
Gaiwan or Yixing Teapot may be your choice Rinsing time is around 5 seconds

Osmanthus Oolong Tea is from Taiwan. The tea tree is Qingxin Oolong, which has thick leaves. This tea is mixed with osmanthus from Yunnan Province, which was picked in winter. Osmanthus is added into finished oolong tea. Thus the tea carries the aroma of oolong tea and the fragrance of osmanthus at the same time. And you can see the little osmanthsu petals spreading in the tea leaves. The best picking time of oolong tea is spring and autumn, for spring tea contains more nutritious substances while autumn tea has high aroma.

Health Benefits of Oolong Tea

The substance in the tea helps to prevent the decaying of teeth and halting the plaque build-up and also reduce the growth of glucosyltransferase. Polyphenolic compounds in Oolong tea can prevent overall oxidise, and Purine alkaloids have the function of clear free radicals, so that it can have effect of preventing aging.

Tea Tree Specie – Qingxin Oolong

Qingxin Oolong belongs to small leaf specie. The tree is short, has dense bunches and thick leaf. The leaf is soft and elastic in glossy and deep green color. Presently, this specie mainly grows in the villages in Jiayi County, Taiwan, like Ali Village, Wenshan Village, Haishan Village, as well as Mingjian Village and Lugu Village in Nantou County.

Origin Place of Osmanthus Oolong Tea – Ali Mountain in Taiwan

Ali Mountain is a famous scenery in Taiwan. It lies at the east of Jiayi County in a distance of 75km to the downtown. The mountain is 2000 meters high, has a moderate climate. Summer here is cool at the average temperature of 10.6℃, while in winter the average temperature is 6.4℃. Plus the dense forest, Ali Mountain owns a reputation as the best summer resort in Taiwan.

Map of Ali Mountain

The history of Taiwan Oolong tea

In the year 1855, Linfengchi removed Oolong tea trees from the Wuyi Mountains in the Fujian province of China and traveled to DongDing, which is in Lugu, Taiwan. Once he arrived in Taiwan, he replanted the tea trees, beginning the history of the Dong Ding Oolong , one of Taiwan's most famous teas. During 1858, a British company at that time called Jardine Mantheson & Co. bought semi-finished Oolong tea from Taiwan, spreading it around the world.

Collections: Loose Leaf Teas, Oolong Tea, Teas

Category: Oolong Tea

Type: Oolong Tea

Vendor: PureTea

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