LI SHAN – Highest Elevation
Li Shan is harvested at 1600-2600 meters, one of the highest elevations for tea in Taiwan, and offers a smooth, fragrant infusion with notes of tropical fruit. Prized for its fresh floral aroma and taste, Li Shan tea delivers a pronounced flavor of pear and is only harvested in the spring and fall.
TUNG TING – Frozen Summit
A celebrated, very flowery, lightly oxidized tea, squeezed when moist into little irregular oval shapes by a special pressing technique. This tea dances with notes of lilac and juniper and is imported directly from the bright slopes of the Tung Ting Mountains.
YUAN SHEN – Honey Oolong
A floral and sweet oolong from northern Taiwan that we added to our offerings in the spring of 2015. Its rolled leaves unfurl slowly and offer an unforgettable journey for your nose and taste buds with each infusion!
ALI SHAN – High Mountain
This high mountain oolong was first discovered on Dobra Tea travels in the Spring of 2005. In the high mountain tea gardens, weather conditions offer plenty of fog and lower temperatures, which are ideal for producing the best oolong tea. The gardens are situated between 1000 and 2300 meters in attitude. Ali Shan oolong offers a sweet fragrance with overtones of flowers and fresh tropical fruit.
BAI HAO (White Hair)
Bai Hao is a darker oolong, and typical of this type, sweet and nicely rounded. A Taiwanese original, it is the superior class of semi-oxidized Fujian type tea, with a higher degree of oxidation and a great abundance of white tips. This tea is soft and sweet with flavors reminiscent of chestnuts and honey.