Li Shan -   - Harney & Sons Fine Teas
Li Shan - Loose 1 lb. Bag - Harney & Sons Fine Teas
Li Shan - Loose 2 oz. Tin - Harney & Sons Fine Teas

Li Shan

Sale price$ 190.00
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Packaging Type:Loose
Unit:1 lb. Bag
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Li Shan, considered to be among the best oolong teas in the world, comes from one of Taiwan's highest mountain areas. The tea plants must battle cold (sometimes even snow) and frequent mists. This makes a rare and haunting brew, with echoes of honey and cream.


Oolong tea.

Mike's Rating

1 Briskness
3 Body
4 Aroma
 Details: Li Shan is one of the newer high-mountain (Gao Shan) tea-growing areas. It is located in the middle of Taiwan's central mountain region. The tea is rolled into balls using special machines. In the old days, they used the feet of strong teamen to bend the leaf. This is considered one of the best oolongs in the world.
 Dry Leaves: Green leaves tightly rolled into little pieces.
 Liquor: A very light, clear, green-yellow.
 Aroma: Sweet, with an intense mixture of flowers, pears, and lemons.
 Flavors: Creamy, like lemon and pear with underlying vegetal notes.
 Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
 Body: Light-bodied
 Brewing Time: 1 minute rinse, 4 minute brew.
 Brewing Temp: 175-195¬ļ