2019 Jeju Island First Flush Black Tea with Mandarin Orange

$ 13.00

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Grade First Flush
Harvest Date Around May 2, 2019
Farm Location Mt. Halla, Sinsan Village, Seogwipo, Jeju Island, Korea
Organic USDA Organic
Origin Single Estate
Harvest Method Machine Harvested Young Leaves
Processing Method Wilted (in sun and shade), tossed, rolled, oxidized and blended with Mandarin orange peel
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This first flush (first machine harvest of the year) whole leaf lightly oxidized hongcha black tea was machine harvested beforeIpha (the beginning of the summer season) then wilted, rolled, oxidized and dry roasted. Selecting only the bud and two leaves from the harvested material, this USDA certified organic tea is similar in quality to handpicked sejak (small beak) jaksul (sparrow’s beak) hongcha (black tea). Added to the processed black tea are dried organic Jeju Island mandarin orange skins, harvested the prior December. This single estate tea comes from the fertile volcanic soil of the cool eastern slope of Mt. Halla on Jeju Island, located off Korea’s southern coast.

This tea has been reviewed by the following tea bloggers:

Reviewed by Mel Had Tea (July 3, 2017)
Reviewed by Hanamichi (June 6, 2017)
Reviewed by Oolong Owl (May 31, 2017)
Reviewed by I'll Be Mother 221b (May 9, 2017)
Reviewed by Tea with Polly (April 9, 2017)

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