Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Oolong : Alishan Royal Premium - Competition Grade

This is the annual competition tea for the Alishan mountain tea plantation.
The elevation for this mountain is between 2400-2600 feet.
This is the competition grade Alishan oolong.
Demand is high for this annual tea and availability is only while supply lasts.

Smell: Sweet, mild, green with overtones floral overtones

Color: Golden yellow - chartreuse

Taste: Smooth, clean, fresh, even, light floral overtones and sweet

Body: Light to mid viscosity

Liquor: beautiful fresh light chartreuse

Stay: Even, long coating, stays clean in the mouth

Leaf: 2 leaves and a bud, mid size, clean leaves, evenly and lightly roasted, handpicked

Conclusion: Very smooth, clean and refreshing tea.
Has a very high flavor and aroma that is reminiscent of mountainous mist.
This tea has tannins that are almost non-existent and has a great sweet finish.
An excellent tea for special occasions with special people.

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