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This is a light tea but one that really packs a punch! Floral Jasmine notes are the main flavour of this tea with a delicious peach sweetness with a nutty finish.
Location: Nantou County, Taiwan
Brew Proportions: 3g of tea or 1 teaspoon to 250 mls of water
Brew Temperature: 100 degrees C
Infusion time: 3 minutes, can be reused 3 times
This tea takes it’s name from Taiwan which is a small island in the pacific and was previously known as Formosa. Previously production focused around green teas for export to North Africa. As competition from Japan and China started to grow, tea production in Taiwan switched to the semi fermented Wulung (Oolong) that were popular with the local population of the island. The shift in focus to producing Oolong tea also meant there was a much bigger focus on quality rather than quality and it was for that reason that Taiwan become known for producing some of the best Oolong tea in the world.
‘Oolong’ means ‘black dragon’ in Chinese and the tea is referred to as this due to the fact that it is neither black or green in colour. The tea undergoes a partial oxidation before being rolled and twisted.
Local pickups take place from the Roastery on Tong Road, please note we are still operating social distancing so ring the doorbell when you arrive and we can pass your order through the door. Please note our shutter doors will be down for security and temperature reasons but we are always in Monday-Friday between 9 and 5pm. We are offering free shipping for orders above £20 🙂
Once you have placed your order, you will receive an email to confirm it is being processed and then another one to let you know when it has been dispatched. We are currently operating with a 2-3 working day lead time to process your order once you have placed it. If you have ordered a Nova Bakehouse cookie kit, this will be posted on the next available Tuesday along with any other items you have ordered.
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