Specific Information About This Batch
This month's batch of tea for the Eco-Cha Tea Club comes from Long Feng Xia (龍鳳峽) or Dragon Phoenix Gorge, a deep river valley on the south side of the Shan Lin Xi High Mountain Tea growing region. Long Feng Xia is also the place name of the ridge overlooking this gorge, and is well known in Taiwan as the source of some of the best quality Shan Lin Xi High Mountain Oolong Tea.
The sufficiently oxidized, thoroughly dried leaves brew a balanced, full bodied character with a creamy texture that carries both vegetal and fresh pastry notes. It's both soothing and stimulating. It's not roasted, and it's not green.