Oni wrote:I have found it irrezistable and I gave an order, I am expecting it within two weeks, I have a Da Yu Ling from Dragon teahouse, I will have a tea to compare it too, this 105k is very good strong green oolong, it has a long aftertaste, and that vegetable protein smooth eggy sweetness, I am expecting the same from Simao tea, judging from the pictures, it is handpicked, and the rest I can only tell after I had a couple of sessions.
hmm, I only ever get buttery finish on high mtn Taiwanese oolong, sometimes more of a sea-salt buttery like finish, nothing vegetal or eggy?
Since there is only one farm @105k, it would be interesting to see if the farm owners' own 'certified/authenticated' version is really worth 3x the cost...although this one is from the Fall picking:http://www.t-oolongtea.com/product.aspx ... 3ae3b08e0c
Dayuling 105K Snow Oolong Tea by Tea Master Mr. Lin is a registered trademark. Located at the Taiwan He huan Mountain at a height of nearly 2650 meters, it is Taiwan's highest altitude tea production area. The temperature here is low all the year and the tea tree is frequently covered with snow in the winter, which is the reason why 105K oolong is named snow oolong. The area only produces tea in spring and winter. The tea tastes incredibly smooth and pleasant, and comes with a wonderful fragranc
Dayuling 105K Snow Oolong Tea (Tea Master Mr. Lin) is from the most famous and reputable Dayuling tea master Chong-Ming Lin who is the owner of Song Lu Tea Garden, the only tea plantations in Dayuling 105K (the Central Cross Island Highway 105K). Only the oolong tea from 105K Song Lu Tea Garden is the genuine Dayuling 105K oolong.
Chinese characters of 105K Song Lu Tea Garden by Chong-Ming Lin are printed outside the tea canister of Dayuling 105K Snow Oolong (Tea Master Lin).
The anti-forgery label of Dayuling 105K Snow Oolong Tea (Tea Master Mr. Lin) outside the tea canister.