Formosa Oolong Tea

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Our Formosa Oolong Tea provides a truly unique tea-drinking experience. Oolong originated from - and is a speciality of - the Formosa mountains in Taiwan. After plucking, the leaves are fermented and then wilted in the sun. Frequent turning of the tea in bamboo baskets during the drying process allows the oolong to develop a mild aroma and a large wildly curled leaf. It is light in the cup and has a flowery, spicy taste.

An Oolong for Serious Tea Drinkers

Oolong teas have always been taken seriously by those who are serious about tea. They are partially or semi-oxidized teas. Depending on the production methods used, oolong teas fall into two categories - dark open leafed or greener balled. Both offer a beautiful fresh and complex tea drinking experience.

The darker oolongs can be infused several times, giving a soft, fruity, pale amber liquor with a honeyed character. The greener oolongs give a very pale amber-green liquor and have a wonderful fragrant character comparable to narcissus or hyacinth. Both can be infused several times. Oolongs are traditionally manufactured in China and Taiwain although other countries have now also started production.

Buy Oolong Formosa Tea Online Today

Click above to buy our Formosa Oolong Tea online today and we'll arrange dispatch of your freshly packed tea within 24 hours, so you receive your home delivery as soon as possible. And we will also include two free samples of tea with your order, as part of our ongoing special offer.

Tea Information
Type Oolong Tea
Origin Taiwanese Mountains
Format Loose Leaf
Taste Rich with Complexity. Light in the cup and has a Flowery, Spicy Taste.
Brewing Advice Use approximately one heaped dessert spoon per cup. Add freshly poured
hot water (80-90ºC). Infuse for two to three minutes.