Oolong Tea

Which Oolong tea to buy in our store

Here we have both delicate light oolong tea types and dark oolongs of deep processing.

Si Ji Chun (TRES #15 - hybrid number), Jin Xuan (TRES #12), Ruan Zhi (TRES #17), Cui Yu (TRES #13) are classic light oolongs, lightly roasted and mildly fermented. These teas have fruity, floral and caramel notes and a long oily aftertaste. Read more...

The aged 2014 Red Water Oolong (Hong Shui) is a vivid representative of deeply fermented and medium roasted tea. Therefore, it is perfect for black tea fans. But, unlike most black teas, here you will find powerful berry and spicy flavors - hints of cherries, strawberries, hazelnut, and cinnamon. Read more...

The aged 2014 Red Water Oolong (Hong Shui) is a vivid representative of deeply fermented and medium roasted tea. Therefore, it is perfect for black tea fans. But, unlike most black teas, here you will find powerful berry and spicy flavors - hints of cherries, strawberries, hazelnut, and cinnamon.

Bug bitten oolongs should be specially mentioned as well as roasted oolong teas due to their distinct taste.

These are Gui Fei and Peng Feng (Dongfang Meiren) Oolongs, they differ in the type of twist. They are also called Oriental Beauty and Bai Hao Oolong.

These teas are made from leaves that were attacked by the tea green leafhopper (Jacobiasca formosana). The insects usually come from the end of April to June. Their bites start the oxidation process in leaves which are still on bushes. This results in distinctive honey-sweet, muscatel flavor which Oriental Beauty Oolong is famous for and why it got its Champagne oolong name.

If you love dense and powerful taste with rich fruity and bready flavor profile of well-warmed tea, check out our Dong Ding oolong of high fire or the chocolate-coffee Lao Cui Yu 2006.

Assam oolong can be interesting for more broad-minded tea explorers.

There is an opinion that oolong tea is just a technology matter and any Camelia Sinensis leaf suit for it, including a pure Assamica (Camelia Sinensis var. Assamica). But it is not. In contrast to Oolong bushes (Camelia Sinensis var. Sinensis), the taste of Assamica is stricter and less amenable to technological manipulations. You can get excellent red, green or white tea from it, and, for example, pu-erhs are produced only from Assamica. But for true oolong tea bushes of Sinensis species are most suitable.Nevertheless, you can try out our Assam oolong tea where old pu-erh tree leaves underwent oolong technology. It will please those who like sheng pu-erhs with caramel flavor or light black teas. Read less...

What oolongs are produced in Thailand

These are Taiwanese oolong varieties. This tea is produced by local (Chinese Thai) farmers in cooperation with Taiwanese specialists and by Taiwanese technology, but the bushes are grown on the high mountain slopes of Thailand. Read more...

Thai terroir is ideal for oolong tea. In the mountains here are a lot of fog and much sun, which allows cultivating a truly delicious tea. It is also known that tea plant (Camellia Sinensis) is very picky about the quality of the land. Tea bushes and trees form a large vegetative mass of leaves and shoots that require a large number of nutrients and water. This is a very "gluttonous" plant. However, the wide cultivation of tea has begun in Thailand not long ago. Mountain lands suitable for tea gardening are not yet exhausted of fertility, unlike many places in China and Taiwan. That is why here in Thailand many factories produce organic tea because they have no big need to use hazardous inorganic fertilizers.

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2019 Hong Shui Oolong Tea Premium
This red water oolong (technically, red tea made from oolong material) is from the same master as the 2014 Hong Shui Oolong. Why is there such a gap of five years? Potentially powerful oolongs from ..
2020 Cui Yu Oolong Tea Premium
A hybrid of the Taiwanese Research Experimental Station, TRES #13. This is a rather rare cultivar not only for Thailand, but also for Taiwan. It is used for producing light oolongs and pouchongs ..
2020 Dong Ding Oolong Tea
This Dong Ding is made by an experienced master. I would even say, the best Dong Ding master in Thailand, whose name we keep secret. This year he’s made a surprisingly balanced tea that is hard to fin..
2020 Dongfang Meiren Oolong (Oriental Beauty) Tea
Oriental Beauty tea is a medium-fermented oolong made of bug bitten leaves. Dong Fang Mei Ren oolong is a long twisted version of the Beauty, which can also be rolled into hemispheres - such tea is c..
2020 Gaba Tea Exclusive, USDA Organic
Unique gaba oolong made according to classical technology when air is replaced with nitrogen during oxidation. The distinct acidity indicates a high GABA content, which is becoming rare in modern gaba..
2020 Gaba Tea Premium
This Thai Gaba premium quality has a potent, sweet floral aroma. In the taste, there are sweet plums and pears with typical GABA-tones. Even when the tea is over, It still keeps sweet floral bouquet t..
2020 Gui Fei Oolong Premium Tea
Take the “tropical fruit” caramel, berry jam, a spoonful of fragrant honey, and a fresh peach pit, straight from the peach. Ok, great, you've got our new Gui Fei. This bug-bitten oolong is brew..
2020 Jin Xuan Oolong Tea
This tea is masterfully processed. The flashes are solid and neat. By roasting in stages with a pause of several days, the master achieved softness and evenness of the taste without excessive greenery..
2020 Ruan Zhi Oolong Tea
Want to try a Taiwanese Oolong variety that is nearly impossible to find in Taiwan? Thailand provides this opportunity. We are talking about hybrid Ruan Zhi (Chinese for ‘Soft Stem’), which..
2020 Si Ji Chun Oolong Tea Premium
The earliest, February 2020 harvest of Si Ji Chun from USDA certified organic plantation. This oolong has an amazingly delicate, lively floral-fruity perfume melody and thick oily vanilla mouthfeel th..
2015 Lao Gui Fei Oolong Tea
Gui Fei Oolong also known as Oriental Beauty Oolong is produced exclusively from the leaves that have been bitten by green leafhoppers, usually in the period of May-June. In Thailand, farmers will con..
Gui Fei Oolong Tea, gr. A
The taste is similar to the high-quality Dongfang Meiren, with the same honey notes. But this oolong is more oxidized, so black tea lovers will like it. Very drinkable and holds many infusions. I..
2014 Dong Ding Oolong Tea, Medium Roasted
This is another oolong tea in our store assortment, which is processed in the traditional Taiwanese style of Dong Ding. We have also lightly roasted one and heavy-roasted one. Here is aged Dong ..
2018 Dong Ding Oolong Tea, Medium Roasted
This is a vivid example of a classic autumn Dong Ding oolong, delicately crafted with a good understanding of taste and the end result. During storage, the tea was warmed up twice: in September 2019 a..
2006 Lao Cui Yu Oolong Tea
This tea can truly be called Lao Cha Wang - "old tea king". Despite the considerable age and high fire level when roasting up, the master managed to keep a dense and bright taste in this Aged Cui Yu (..
Dong Ding Oolong Tea, Heavy Roasted
This Dong Ding will appeal to those who like tea of quite strong fire. Some people find similarities between this tea and thoroughbred Wuyi Shan oolongs. The tea smells deliciously fruity, floral and..
Si Ji Chun (Four Seasons) Oolong Tea
This is lightly roasted and lightly oxidized oolong tea of high quality. Truly masterfully made Si Ji Chun (also known as Four Seasons oolong). Glossy appearance of carefully rolled balls and power..
1995 Lao Qing Xin Aged Oolong Tea
A thick, deep taste with a rich aroma of cherry, chocolate, sweet red apples. Velvety aftertaste of aged tea with cinnamon and bark notes. Lao Qing Xin (Chin Shin) Oolong is very unusual tea. In addi..
2014 Hong Shui Oolong Tea Premium
This is a spherical, well oxidized and medium roasted oolong tea. Hong Shui, which means literally “red water” oolong, is a quite rare Thai tea with high level of oxidation and of medium fire. ..
Hong Shui Oolong Tea, gr. A
Ideal tea for a snowy winter, when you want to remember the scent of the forest and warm up with red tea.Pine cone laced with fruit in the taste. Balanced tea.Absolute hit of 2016. Excellent value for..
Pouchong (Bao Zhong) Cui Yu Oolong Tea
Our Pouchong (Bao zhong) tea is made from Taiwanese cultivar Cui Yu Oolong (TRES #13). This tea will please those who like soft green or light oolong tea. Fruity-berry flavor, oily (but not too much),..
2015 Cui Yu Jade Oolong Tea
Cui Yu Oolong (means "green jade") is a Taiwanese hybrid at the Tea Research and Extension Station it received number TRES #13. The tea passed the first stage of maturity and in taste significantly..
Jin Xuan Oolong Tea Premium
This is not just a winter harvest of Jin Xuan oolong. This is a special successful kind of Jin Xuan from one of our organic tea manufacturers.Bright and juicy berry caramel in the foreground..
Jin Xuan Nuan Xian Oolong Tea
Bright floral and berry aroma. The taste is very rich and dense with hints of caramel. There are no herbaceous or any astringent notes due to its well roast, but the taste is without bread or fried no..
$4.80 $2.40
Jin Xuan Oolong Tea, gr. A
This is a lightly roasted and lightly oxidized classical Jin Xuan Oolong tea. The aroma is bright, with berry and milk caramel notes. The taste is dense and oily. In the dominant are berries and..
Assam Oolong Tea
This oolong is made from old Assam trees from the forest. The average age of the trees is 300 years (though the age of some trees from this place can reach 800 years). The harvest of spring 2016 is pr..
Dong Ding Oolong Tea, Lightly Roasted
Lightly roasted Dong Ding oolong tea.Dry tea smells fresh, fruity and sweet. Rinsed leaves give more fruit then biscuits in aroma. However, light fruity flavor is complemented by creamy notes in the b..
$4.80 $2.40
Ruan Zhi Oolong Tea, gr A
Gives a pretty bright and thick floral taste. Floral density ends with tangy saltiness. The aroma of dry and washed tea leaves easily passes into the taste. Organoleptic properties of the tea are very..
Ruan Zhi Oolong Tea Premium, Myanmar, 2000m
This tea came from Myanmar (Burma). From the plantation, located at an altitude of about 2000 meters. Dry leaves aroma is intense. Flavor is sweet and floral with the savor of berries. It becomes ..
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Customer Reviews
2020 Gaba Tea Premium
2020 Gaba Tea Premium
This is my very first GABA tea. Aroma gives a soft smokiness, and a fruitiness on the palate that leans a tad floral. The aftertaste is pear-like sweet, and I tasted no astringency nor bitterness ...
rudi hermawan, 11/06/2021
Assam Oolong Tea
Assam Oolong Tea
Nice and light. There is a slight tartness/astringency with a sweet after taste. A little floral and a little fruity. Though it has a light aroma and taste, it has a medium-body mouth feel. Somewh...
rudi hermawan, 09/06/2021
2014 Hong Shui Oolong Tea Premium
2014 Hong Shui Oolong Tea Premium
This tea tastes just like a Taiwanese black tea. You will not think of Oolong tea if you drink this without seeing the rolled dried leaves. It gives an aroma of brown sugar sweetness, with no astrin...
rudi hermawan, 08/06/2021
2020 Cui Yu Oolong Tea Premium
2020 Cui Yu Oolong Tea Premium
The tea is great. However, it would be nice to get 3x 200g as ordered instead of 600g in one big package. The aroma will be fading once opened. Other than that everything was fine. StS
Stefan Schmidt, 21/04/2021

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