August 2019
#46 - Tieguanyin Light Roast Oolong Tea

Batch #46 of the Eco-Cha Tea Club is a Tieguanyin Light Roast Oolong Tea from Yonglong Village in Lugu, Taiwan. The leaves were harvested in June from a plot of heirloom Tieguanyin tea plants and were cured in the local traditional fashion of Oolong Tea making.

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Eco-Cha Tea Club: Tieguanyin Light Roast Oolong Tea

The father, now in his mid-70's, planted a plot of "small leaf Tieguanyin" cultivar on his family land in Yonglong Village, Lugu over 30 years ago. A tea merchant promised to procure this tea on a seasonal basis. He was one of the first to plant this heirloom Tieguanyin strain in central Taiwan. It had previously only been cultivated in northern Taiwan, with deep roots in strains brought from China hundreds of years ago. Read More

Eco-Cha Tea Club: Tieguanyin Light Roast Oolong Tea Tasting Notes

The chunky nuggets of rolled and dried leaf show both their maturity and substance. This cultivar yields particularly thick leaf, which offers substantial composition in the brew. The significant oxidation and light roasting bring forth a rich, balanced, hearty character of tea.
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