Taiwan Tung Ting
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Taiwan is renowned for Oolong tea. The island's higher elevations and abundant moisture produce exquisite flavor profiles. Tung Ting, which means cold, high mountain, is lightly oxidized and has a light, floral note of honeysuckle with a lingering and unforgettable aftertaste.
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3.0 grams or 2 teaspoons per 8 oz of water, 212°F, 3-6 min. The same tea leaves may be steeped multiple times.
- Tung Ting mountain is located in Lugu Township, Nantou County, Taiwan, and is known for producing delicious and very floral teas.
- Our Tung Ting is a hand-processed tea.
- This tea is plucked at a high altitude
- Its flavor reflects the effects of increased altitude and thinner, colder air.
- Tung Ting teas are priced according to where on the mountain they come from: the higher the elevation, the more difficult the growing conditions, and the smaller the tea leaf yield.
- Also known as Dong Ding Oolong
- Typically composed of 3-4 leaves, sometimes including a bud, picked by hand or machine. Afterward, the tea undergoes a withering process: either outside, indoors, or a combination of both. The leaves are then tossed and bruised on large bamboo baskets, which begins the oxidation process.
- Oatmeal with toasted pecans
- Buttered multi-grain or whole wheat toast
- Chinese food: dumplings, dan dan noodles or stir-fried chicken or pork
- Roasted pork with root vegetables
- Wild or brown rice
- Scallops, shrimp, lobster or any fresh fish
- Gruyere, gouda, havarti or cheddar cheese
- Bread pudding
Taiwan, Nantou: 100%