Teas of Taiwan Gift Box from Curious Tea contains eight small pouches of 10g each of eight different teas all originating from Taiwan. This Taiwanese tea selection gift box is perfect for exploring the different tea types to come from the world’s most exciting producer of oolong tea. We carefully handpicked these to showcase each tea and highlight how cultivation, terroir and processing play their roles in turning the camellia sinensis plant into different teas with such varied taste profiles.
We recommend purchasing this tea selection in gift packaging. This consists of an embossed gift box lined with mulberry paper that makes for a fantastic tea gift. This is the perfect way to present this unique tea gift to any tea lover.
This Teas of Taiwan Gift Box contains the following Taiwanese teas:
San Xia Ming Qian Bi Luo Chun is an early spring Pre Qing Ming green tea from Sanxia District, made from a Qing Xin Gan Zi cultivar. The fine handpicked leaves produce a light liquor with a fresh herbaceous flavour. The taste is sweet and vegetal with floral notes and a clean aftertaste.
Aged 2009 Oolong Cake is an intriguing aged oolong that comes shaped in 100g cakes. The cakes were pressed in 2019 from Si Ji Chun ‘Four Seasons’ 2009 harvest aged tea. The complex and clean liquor has notes of fruits and cereals and a light, lasting mineral aftertaste.
Alishan Milk Oolong is a high mountain oolong grown at an altitude of 1,200m in Alishan. It is crafted from the Jin Xuan cultivar, known for a natural subtle milky aroma, mouthfeel and taste. The soft creamy profile has floral and sweet notes with a clean and fresh aftertaste.
Four Seasons Oolong is a very floral lightly oxidised oolong from Mingjian Township in Nantou County, Taiwan. Tightly rolled leaves produce a bright light liquor with a lovely honeysuckle fragrance. The flavour profile is smooth and light, with a taste that is floral and sweet with a slightly creamy finish.
Meishan Hong Shui Red Water Oolong is a complex high mountain tea from Taiwan. Tightly rolled dark leaves undergo multiple roasting to produce a complex and fragrant liquor. The taste is smooth and balanced with floral, sweet and toasty notes and a tangy aftertaste.
Shan Lin Xi Qing Xin Oolong is a spectacular high mountain oolong grown at an altitude of over 1,200 metres in Shan Lin Xi. The large Green Heart cultivar leaves produce a characteristic floral liquor. The clean, bright flavour is verdant and buttery with notes of alpine meadow flowers.
Shan Lin Xi Earl Grey is smooth black tea from Shan Lin Xi that is gently scented with Buddha’s hand citron and bergamot. It produces a delicate amber liquor with a light citrus aroma. The soft flavour has savoury, fruity and zesty notes with a malty, warming aftertaste.
Yuchi Red Jade is a highly distinctive black tea from the shores of Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan. Long twisted leaves of this Hong Yu cultivar produce a dark amber liquor. This is a complex tea, with clean, thick, savoury flavours and fruity notes of mint and eucalyptus.