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Formosa Oolong

A wonderful example of a long-fired Oolong. This tea is a rich amber liquor with smooth, complex toasty notes and a touch of dryness. Distinctive, full-bodied and a must-try Taiwanese tea.

Origin: Taiwan
Grade: Choice Fine #1
Ingredients: Oolong tea
Antioxidant Level: High 
Caffeine Content: Low

Oolong means semi fermented. After rolling, the tea is allowed to ferment only until the edges of the leaves start to turn brown. The tea is then fired which arrests the fermenting process and captures the interesting character associated with Oolong tea. In Taiwan, producing oolong tea involves highly specialized skills in the control of the withering, oxidation and firing. A slight variance in any of these gives each variety a distinctive aroma, flavour, colour and finish.

Brewing: Always use freshly boiled water. The taste will vary depending on the amount of tea used and how long it is steeped. Longer = stronger. If left too long the tea may also turn bitter.


Allergen Information: We import our teas and ingredients from around the world. Some may have been prepared in an environment which handles nuts and other allergens. 
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