Great choice for everyday tea breaks. It removes mental fatigue and nervous tension, refreshes perception and activates mental activity.
When dry, these are heavy, glossy, burgundy-brown bundles with tiny cuttings.
The fragrance is intense, warm, biscuit-spicy with a tint of chicory.
The infusion is transparent, with a dark amber hue.
Taste and aroma
The brewed tea has a warm, complex flavour, with notes of wood, spices, cream caramel and berries.
The aroma is tender, sweet, with a tint of chicory.
The taste is soft, silky, sweetish, with light berry tartness, transforming into mild, refreshing aftertaste.
This Gaba Oolong is made of Ruby-18 tea cultivar autumn shoots, collected and processed in Alishan nature reserve (Chiayi County).
Brewing suggestions. Brew the tea with hot boiling water (95°C) in a gaiwan or a teapot for Taiwanese oolong made of porous clay. The proportion is 6 g per 100 ml. The first infusion should last for 8-10 seconds. After that make short infusions (just for a second), increasing the infusion time gradually. You can repeat this brewing method up to approximately 10 times.