3 Unique Teas of Taiwan In the 1980's, 3 taiwanese tea varietals were selected breeding and cultivated in Taiwan, it is strain of Oolong tea.
新鮮な青みが特徴、喉越しも全く嫌味がなく味、香りの両方が高い水準で非常によいバランスを持っています。普段飲みのお茶の定番になるほど大人気のお茶です。This tea cultivar is productive, and it could harvest every seasons even in early spring and end of winter; that is so-called four seasons oolong tea and it is also called "su-gui-a" in Taiwanese.
It had been discovered in 90's, natural hybrid, tea planations are spread over 400 meters above sea level in Nantou. The liquor smells with special flower aroma and full-bodied, combined with the taste of oolong tea and the fragrant of green tea. This tea ferments in low temperature, it is suitable for enjoying it in every seasons.
In 1981, The Taiwan Tea Research and Extension Station (TRES) had developed one Taiwan tea cultivar called TTES No.13 (also called "Jade" ), It is extended and grown from 硬枝紅心(Hard Stem Red Heart), straight tea structure and sprout with a little purple.
The tea plantation is located in over 400 meters hight mountain in Nantou with light fermentation. the character of this tea is "fragrantly-filled".
The liquor smells like jasmine, osmanthus and ginger lily, the taste is heavier than JinXuan oolong tea and the aftertaste is strong and sustained. It is popular among tea lovers.
TTES No.12, is also called "JinXuan", had been developed by Taiwan Tea Research and Extension Station (TRES) in 1981. Tea leaves are oval shape with dark green. the tea plantation is located in Nantou with over 400 meters high above sea level.
The character of this tea is that after fermenting, it will produce natural milk aroma. it tastes fresh, sweety and full-bodied, specially well received by ladies and young generation.