Savoring the Experience:
Oriental Beauty's leaves are, well, beautiful! Their long, twisted forms range from white "tips" (immature leaves) to large, dark green leaves. They brew into a silky-smooth drink that slides around the palate like honey.
Taiwanese Formosa oolong tea
- 1 tbs Per Cup
- 3-5 Minutes
Like Darjeeling Second Flush Black Tea, its leaves were irresistible to a certain kind of insect. When conditions are favorable, the insects arrive in the summertime and nibble on the leaves, causing them to oxidize before they were harvested. This oxidation helps the leaves develop uniquely sweet, fruity flavors that many tea connoisseurs adore.