Friday, June 18, 2010

Oolong: Taiwan Royal Dong Ting

This tea is from the Dong Ting Mountain in Taiwan.
The mother plants for this varietal were originally from the Wu Yi Mountains in China.
The varietal yields its best harvest in the spring time.

Smell: Green, mild, and floral

Color: golden

Taste: Mildly floral, green, mildly sweet

Body: medium

Liquor: medium

Stay: Long beginning at the tip to the tongue

Leaf: Tips, buds and 2 leaves, mildly roasted, medium sized, handpicked

Conclusion: A tea that is excellent after a meal cleans the palate really well and stimulates the digestion.
It was very soothing as well especially after a rich meal.
Subsequent brews yields a milder tannins after taste and sweeter initial taste

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