Oolong Tea

Oolong is the most refined and complicated of all tea production and offers the greatest number of different varieties to explore. In terms of the level of oxidization, oolong is semi-oxidized, somewhere between green and black teas, meaning 10-80%. Traditionally, oolong had higher level of oxidation and roast than nowadays.

Oolong tea mainly comes from different mountains in Taiwan, Fujian and Chaozhou in China. Taiwan, besides its Chinese tea processing heritage and traditions, has developed a reputation for the production of fine oolong teas, such as high-mountain (Gao Shan), Oriental Beauty (Bai Hao), Milky (Jin Xuan), Baozhong and Dong Ding oolong teas. Fujian is the birth place of oolong tea offering a great variety of Cliff Teas from Wu Yi Shan and Tie Guan Yin from Anxi, while Chaozhou is famous for its Dan Cong oolongs from Phoenix mountan.