Grown and oxidized to 70% on an organic tea farm in the Northwest region of Vietnam, our Champagne Oolong (also known as Dong Fang Mei Ren, Oriental Beauty, or Eastern Beauty) is a bug-bitten tea that offers bright muscat, elderflower, and honey notes. Recommended for fans of mellow, floral, and sweet oolong teas.
Tasting Notes: honey, elderflower, muscatel
Temperature: 200°F / 93°C
Steep time: 2 min. teapot / 1 min gaiwan
Type: Oolong, Single Origin
Cultivar: Qin Xin (pronounced “Cheeng-shin”), or Thanh Tam in Vietnamese
Note: Qin Xin, which translates into “Green Heart,” is a cultivar normally used for particularly floral oolong teas.
Origin: Hòa Bình
Harvest: May 2021
Ingredients: oolong tea
Best by: May 2023
light tasting oolong with a wonderful sweet flavor
An absolutely delicious Oolong! It also sent me down a rabbit hole learning about bug-bitten tea, which totally blew my mind. Look it up!