"Lugu Shanlinxi Oolong" ("Spruce Forest Stream Oolong") from Lugu District of Nantou Highland, Spring Harvest 2023. Processed by qin xiang technology (multiple twisting, shallow fermentation and low-temperature heating).
In appearance: medium-sized yellow-green lumps of twisted tea shoots with short cuttings. The aroma is intense, floral-herbaceous with a hint of nut. The infusion is transparent, with a yellow-green shade.
The bouquet of brewed tea is multifaceted, floral-herbaceous with nutty and fruity notes. The aroma is tender, floral-herbaceous. The taste is rich, oily and sweet, with a refined fruity sourness and lingering finish.
Steep the tea in a hot water (85-90°C) in a porcelain gaiwan or a porous clay teapot. The proportion is 6 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 30 seconds. After that do short steeps (2-3 seconds), increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can steep the tea up to 12 times.
“Lugu Shanlinxi Oolong” is an excellent choice for a gongfucha style tea ceremony. The effect is refreshing, relieving stress, increasing vitality, harmonizing.