Oolong Tea

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OOLONG TEA

Product recommendation: water temperature 75 ° C to 90 ° C, infusion min. 1 minute

 

Ideal storage temperature: in fridge less than 5°C

Specialty: health tea, organic tea, slimming tea

The name means Black Dragon Oolong or Black Serpent. Various legends describe the origin of this name. One of these legends says that the owner of a Teepflanzung of his drying tea leaves wegschreckte by the sight of a black snake; when he cautiously returned dared a few days later, the leaves were oxidized in the sun and gave a delightful drink.

 

For oolong tea, the tea leaves must start to wilt at first after picking in the sun. They are then stored in a room to rest; Subsequently, the oxidation takes place. The leaves are always lightly rubbed and shaken so that the escaping juice reacts with the oxygen in the air; but not as long as black tea. Oxidation was classically crafted stopped by heating in iron pans. Depending on the oxidation time of Oolong thus treated tends taste more to green or black tea.

 

Tea connoisseurs classify the tea by its aroma (fragrant, flowery), taste and aftertaste one. Among the best oolong teas are the Oriental Beauty from Taiwan (with the traditional production zones in Luku, Hsinchu, Miaoli and Pinglin), the Dong Ding Oolong (after Berg Dongding in Nantou County, Taiwan) and the Tieguanyin from Fujian Province China counted. Even the Phoenix Dan Cong from Chao'an, Guangdong is one of the best Oolong gardens.