Leaf Type: Oolong Tea
Where to Buy: Tea Ave
This is it: the original Dong Ding Oolong, grown on the Dong Ding Mountain in Nantou County in central Taiwan, where Dong Ding Oolong originated. One of the best oolong teas in the world. A perpetual favorite among oolong lovers, it has a strong, clean flavor and an aroma of ripe fruit. Partially oxidized and lightly roasted, Dong Ding is an approachable tea—a good choice for oolong newbies to whet their taste buds with.
Dong Ding turns an amber color when infused and possesses a sweet, fruity flavor and aroma. Longer infusion times will yield a stronger, more vivid tea, with a fuller body and aroma. Smooth, with a clean aftertaste. Don’t blame us if you develop a Dong Ding habit.
Tea leaves are green and come curled into balls.
Learn more about this tea here.
Dong Ding Oolong from Tea Ave. What can I say? It’s everything you expect in a might-fine Dong Ding Oolong! It has a strong yet clean flavor and aroma. The nose and tongue also features a lightly roasted characteristics, too! The aftertaste has subtle notes of ripe stone fruit. This will please new Oolong sippers all the way up to Oolong Gurus!
It’s also an extremely versatile Oolong. What I mean by this is that you can steep it in a tea bag, warm your water in a tea pot and infuse the loose leaf that way, cold brew it overnight, or go with the traditional Gaiwan.
This Oolong is pretty heavy-duty, too, as it offers multiple infusions with optimal flavor. This is a real winner among Dong Ding Oolongs. YUP! Dong Ding Oolong From Tea Ave is a goodie!
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