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Quangzhou Milk Oolong Tea
Quangzhou Milk Oolong Tea

Quangzhou Milk Oolong Tea

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Country of Origin: China
Region: Wuyi Mountains
Grade: Milk Oolong
Altitude: 1500 – 4000 ft. above sea level
Manufacture Type: Traditional orthodox
Cup Characteristics: A unique character best described as ‘premium oolong with sweet milk and light orchid notes peeking out from camellia depths’
Infusion: Tending greenish

This rare milk oolong tea has a creamy, velvety smooth taste that is sure to capture you with its enchanting notes sprinkled with a hint of orchid. Apart from having a rich and creamy taste, Oolong tea is said to help with losing and maintaining weight. 

Ingredients: Luxury oolong tea, Natural flavours

Quantity of leaf / 250ml of water 1 tea spoon
Infusion time 3-5 minutes
Infusion temperature 90 °C

Milk Oolong, where to begin? Do we tell you the legends of how it came into existence? Do we tell you how it is actually produced? Do we wax poetic about its luscious flavor? Well, maybe we should do all 3. We’ll start with a legend. The stories of this tea naturally centre on its wonderful milky flavor, which interestingly, is the result of a sudden shift in temperature during harvest – a rare occurrence to say the least. One of the many legends explains that the first time this shift occurred was centuries ago when the moon fell in love with a comet passing through the night sky.

The comet, as all comets are wont to do, passed by, burned out and vanished. The moon, in her sorrow caused a great wind to blow through the hills and valleys bringing about a quick drop in temperature. The next morning, local tea pluckers went out to collect their fresh leaf. To their surprise, when the tea was processed it had developed an amazing milky character, which was attributed to the motherly character of the old moon. (Hey, it’s possible!)

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