Aged Firewood Oolong, PARU Reserve

Aged Firewood Oolong, PARU Reserve

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$24.00
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Picked from wild tea trees and roasted in 2018, aged, and re-roasted in summer 2022 with careful supervision by the Nguyen Family and community, this oolong is a rare and special treat. Compared to aged pu'er, which has noticeably earthy notes, this aged oolong offers a smoky-sweet tasting experience. Enjoy this oolong for multiple steeps to explore its deep tobacco-like aroma and sweet and smooth flavors, reminiscent of toffee and roasted hazelnuts. Due to its aging and multi-step roasting process, this oolong can be brewed with water at boiling point.

Details

  • Origin: Mộc Châu, Sơn La, Vietnam
  • Cultivar: Shan Tuyet
  • Harvest date: Summer 2018
  • Roast date: Summer 2022
  • Artisan: Nguyen Family
  • Serving size: 4–6 g per cup
  • Temperature: 210°F / 99°C
  • Steep time: First: 30 seconds (gaiwan or Yixing teapot), 2 min. (teapot); add 30 seconds to 1 minute for subsequent steeps
  • Recommended vessel: gaiwan, teapot
  • Ingredients: oolong
  • Caffeine level: Moderate

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