Lugu Township Farmers' Association

Competition Grade Dongding (High Roast)

Origin: Lugu, Nantou County, Taiwan

Available in 300 gram tin.

Full flavored and roasted with a delightful crispness and effervescence. Hints of nutmeg, Szechuan peppercorn and cardamom. Menthol notes begin to appear in the second steeping. Flavor lingers on the palate.

$120.00

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Competition Grade Dongding (High Roast):

Dongding is a famous oolong from Lugu Township in Central Taiwan. It is also sometimes known as ‘Tung Ting’ or ‘Frozen Summit’ and is sought after by tea drinkers around the world.

Farmers in the region take great pride in crafting Dongding tea and annual competitions are held to showcase their work. Grown at over 1000 meters, our Competition Grade Dongding is a high roasted oolong made from the Chin Xin tea cultivar. All oolongs admitted to the Lugu Farmer Association Dongding Competition must meet standards of quality and freshness.

Competition Grade Dongding is offered in a sealed 300 gram tin with official competition packaging and logos. The large tin size is perfect for any regular tea drinker and lover of high grade oolong. It is also ideal for purchasing and splitting among friends.

Ingredients: Oolong tea leaves.

Flavor Profile:

Full flavored and roasted with a delightful crispness and effervescence. Hints of nutmeg, Szechuan peppercorn and cardamom. Menthol notes begin to appear in the second steeping. Flavor lingers on the palate.

Brewing Instructions:

Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.

Water Temp °F (°C)Steep Time (minutes)Number of InfusionsQuantity of Leaf (pieces / 8oz water)
200-210°F (95-99°C)3-53-41

Videos and Links:

Oolong Tea Crafting
Oolong Tunnel Roasting
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