Da Yu Ling oolong tea (wu-long tea) is a premium-grade oolong from the Da Yu Ling area of Taiwan’s Taichung County. Its high altitude (more than 2600 meters) makes this one of the highest tea plantations in the world. The climate is cold and the forest grows well, This cold and moisture condition is suitable for tea trees in the area. In addition the soil is fertile and it drains well. The 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 and complex taste. Harvested May 2015.
Da Yu Ling has a wonderful fragrance and taste. 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.
Da Yu Ling is located on Mount Li (Li Shan or Pear Mountain). The high elevation of this area causes the tea leaves to grow slowly and develop their smooth, rich flavor. To fully appreciate this fine oolong tea, it is recommended to brew it gong fu style.