Jasmine green tea is the most famous green tea in China. It is light
fermented with fresh Jasmine petals. It brews into a vivid honey green
with a light golden colour. When sipped, sweet smelling flowers
surrounded by elegant tea aroma brings you a refreshing taste. A common
tea to drink when friends are enjoying dinner at your house.
The famous Taiwan's oolong tea is light fermented then covered with a
cloth and rolled by a special machine (rolling process). The hand
picked tea tip is now a half ball shape with bright verdant colour.
When brewed, it becomes a honey yellow colour with sweet, rich and
refreshing aroma. It has a graceful and mellow taste. If the oolong tea
is fermented lightly the tea will also be light. If fermented heavily
it will have a strong flavour. This is a very special tea with a
special character - its flavour and aroma are completely different from
the English style "Formosa Oolong". On tasting a high quality Oolong
for the first time many Western people are surprised at the rich
flavour and distinct character.
High Mountain Tea
In Taiwan, if oolong tea is grown on a mountain over 1000 meters
elevation, we will call it High Mountain Tea. Because of the mountain's
elevation temperature is cold in the mornings and warm and clear during
the days. This misty weather offers a wonderful growing environment for
our tea. The tea from high mountain area has a very clear and fresh
flavour. When brewed the luscious smooth mellow taste surrounded by
elegant aroma. It is so popular between tea lovers.
Jin Xuan Oolong Tea
Jin Xuan, also named Formosa Tea No. twelve, it was first created in
1981. It is light fermented and light baked oolong tea. Because it
special smooth, sweet and natural light creamy taste, it becomes one of
the most popular oolong teas.
Dong Ding Oolong Tea
Taiwan's most well-known oolong tea is Dong Ding. It is also rolled by
machine (rolling process) giving it the appearance of a tight half
ball. The dry tealeaf possesses a dark green colour. When brewed, it
becomes a glossy golden colour with rich, luscious and smooth taste
witch can last for a long time in your mouth. It is a specialty of
Taiwan, which combines rich aroma and great taste.