Da Yu Ling is indeed the King of High Mountain Oolongs, itís grown at an altitude of 9,240 ft (2,800 m) in Taichung county in central Taiwan. Da Yu Ling is one of the highest tea plantations in the world, the high elevation let this tea is grown in the shade of clouds and fog, which allows the tea leaves to grow at a slower rate. Slower growing leaves have a more concentrated aroma, smooth, rich flavor and a more complex taste. Da Yu Ling has a wonderful fragrance and taste pure and sweet flavor. It is a lightly oxidized oolong tea with a refreshing palate that is sought after by the most demanding tea connoisseurs. Da Yu Ling is produced in limited quantities and is one of the most prized teas of Taiwan. To fully appreciate this fine oolong tea, it is recommended to brew it gong fu style.
Da Yu Ling Area (???), Li Shan, Taichung County, Taiwan
Harvest/Produced: spring 2016