Tea prices and quantities are per kg (2.2lb) unless otherwise indicated
Harvest Date: Spring and Winter
Growing Region: Lugu village, Nantou County, Central Taiwan
Tea Bush/Varietal: Jinxuan
Hong Shui Tea Information
A Traditional Style Dong Ding Oolong
Farming Methods: Hand picked. Natural farming techniques. No Pesticides
Production: Ball rolled. 40-50% oxidation. Heavily roasted.
Hong Shui Oolong is a traditional Dong Ding Oolong with higher oxidization levels than most present day Dong Ding teas. Compared with many varieties of Dong Ding Oolong teas today, the tea making process of this traditional Dong Ding Oolong is much more complex. Most of the younger farmers today prefer to produce Dong Ding tea with a lighter light oxidation primarily because it is easier and not so time consuming to produce.
This traditional Dong Ding Oolong tea is hand picked – one bud 2 leaves or one bud 3 leaves. An artisan tea with 40% -50% oxidation and heavily roasted. It has an unforgettable taste and supreme aroma.