wulong/oolong

Properties of Aged Wulong

by Jason Walker on July 20, 2014

in Member Content, wulong/oolong

Suppose a tea vendor or processor  somewhere in China or Taiwan is going through his storage room and finds a container of tea that has been sitting there for more years than he can remember. Knowing that tea cost him something, and looking to recover that cost, he comes up with an idea: “I’ll call […]

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Tie guan yin wulong may be one of the most misunderstood teas. It can be grown in different places, grown from different cultivars, and processed in different ways. The resulting teas may all be called tie guan yin, but have very different character. I asked James Grayland of Wan Ling Tea House and Dan Robertson […]

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  Origin: Mingjian Village, Nantou County, Taiwan Harvest: May 2013 Score: 88 Price (as of post): 14 g sample = $3  to Walker Tea Review. Get complete access to Member Content.   Sign Up For The Newsletter. Sample provided by Teavivre. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see […]

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  Origin: Nantou County, Taiwan. Elevation: 5,250 feet Score: 86 Price (as of post): 100 g = $24.49  to Walker Tea Review. Get complete access to Member Content.   Sign Up For The Newsletter. Sample provided by Temple Road Tea. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a […]

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  Origin: Anxi, Fujian Province Harvest: Autumn 2013 Score: 90 Price (as of post): 5 g sample = $2.95  to Walker Tea Review. Get complete access to Member Content.   Sign Up For The Newsletter. Sample provided by Yezi Tea. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a […]

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As we go about our daily lives, the teas we anticipate are being grown, plucked, and processed. I have reached out to my connections across the tea world to collect their reports of how the 2014 Spring Harvest is progressing.

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  Origin: Dong Ding Mtn (1,000 m), Lugu, Nantou, Taiwan  Harvest: 1 Aug 2013. Farmer Lui Zhiqiang Score: 90 Price (as of post): 7 g sample = $4  to Walker Tea Review. Get complete access to Member Content.   Sign Up For The Newsletter. Sample provided by Teavivre. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea […]

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