debunix wrote:The TGY cultivar can be processed as either a quite deeply oxidized/dark/traditional style oolong, or a lightly oxidized/green/new style oolong, and the light/green/new style is quite floral, in the better versions; the older one may be slightly floral but is more likely to have a fruity or plummy quality than floral.
So....are you indicating that you prefer the dark/traditional style?
Tead Off wrote:The charcoal roasting of TGY takes away the green, floral flavor profile. Without roasting, the floral quality is what predominates. Not so easy to find a good, roasted, TGY.
Hmm... maybe I should abandon TGY for some other oolong since I really dislike the floral property.