Formosa Oolong

£13.95
Formosa Oolong is a darker style oolong tea from Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa (which means 'beautiful', given by the Portuguese explorers of the island). Deep ripe fruit aroma, autumn 'leafy' notes. Lingering sweet flavor and smooth, refreshingly fruity astringency. This Formosa Oolong is easy to prepare and remains a lovely introduction to Taiwanese tea.
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Formosa Oolong is a darker style oolong tea from Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa (which means 'beautiful', given by the Portuguese explorers of the island). Deep ripe fruit aroma, autumn 'leafy' notes. Lingering sweet flavor and smooth, refreshingly fruity astringency. This Formosa Oolong is easy to prepare and remains a lovely introduction to Taiwanese tea.

 

Character

A distinctly smooth oolong with rich fruit undertones and a thick, creamy body.

 

Taste & Strength

A soothing and welcoming taste.

 

When to Drink

Can be enjoyed throughout the day with many successive infusions of the same leaves.

 

Origin

Taiwan.

 

Brewing Information

This tea should be brewed with water slightly off the boil (about 80-90C) in order not to destroy its delicate taste, and brewed for a maximum of 2-3 minutes. Best drunk without milk.

 

Storage Advice

Airtight container, preferably a tea caddy.


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