The Long Feng Gorge Oolong Tea harvested on October 19, 2023, comes from a tea plantation located at an elevation of 1700 meters. After October 12, the weather in Long Feng Gorge has been consistently sunny, resulting in high-quality tea leaves. Among them, we selected the best tea leaves harvested on October 19, which exhibit excellent aroma and flavor.
Long Feng Gorge, situated in the central highlands of Taiwan, is often shrouded in thick fog, causing the tea leaves to grow at a slower pace. While tea leaves in other regions can be harvested in 40 days, it takes 50 to 60 days in Long Feng Gorge, allowing for a longer growing period that enhances the fragrance of the tea leaves. As a result, Long Feng Gorge Oolong Tea is highly acclaimed.
Despite the steep and unsuitable terrain for tea cultivation, the popularity of Long Feng Gorge tea has led to the cultivation of numerous tea gardens throughout the gorge. Even so, the demand for tea leaves exceeds the supply, making Long Feng Gorge tea one of the most sought-after in the Taiwanese tea market.
- Originating from Longfeng Gorge, it is the most renowned high-mountain tea-producing region in Taiwan.
- The gorge is often shrouded in thick mist, leading to slow tea leaf growth. The extended growing period contributes to an enhanced fragrance in the tea leaves.
- Situated at an elevation of 1700 meters, the high altitude results in tea leaves with high sweetness and low bitterness.
- The tea leaves are meticulously handpicked throughout the entire process, without the use of machinery for harvesting.