If we are very lucky then we can get special harvest not long after winter harvest. Usually harvesting tea too often is not good thing and so called 4 season teas are of inferior quality, but in this case it is very special circumstance. After winter harvest tea plants are supposed to go into hibernation, but sometimes weather gets warm for a few days during winter and plants start to sprout again. Those leaves are picked to make Dong Pian (冬片), also called Tung Pian.
Dong Pian is cherished for being very sweet and aromatic. This tea is very characteristic Taiwanese High Mountain Oolong with very obvious “high cold” note, starting with fruity notes and ending with florals. This delicious tea is divinely fruity with notes of tropical fruits, pineapple, melon and a touch of coconut.
Fermentation / Oxydation - light
Processing - Half Handmade
Elevation - 1200 m
Picking - Bud and two leaves