Dong Ding Oolong 冻 顶 乌龙 Oolong Frosty Peak Region: Taiwan Description: This is one of the most famous oolongs in Taiwan. Its name translates as "frosty peak" or "ice fog from the mountain peaks." Frosty Peak Mountain itself is located in central Taiwan, in the Nantou County. Traditionally, this tea is grown at an altitude of 700-1200 meters above sea level. The top of the mountain is always covered with snow, despite strong winds and dry air, weather conditions on the mountain are very favorable for growing tea. Tea gardens receive a sufficient amount of sunlight in the morning, and in the afternoon they are covered in thick fog. Taste, aroma: The taste of Taiwanese tea is bright, thick, rich, with spicy honey and berry notes, leaving a long, nutty-fruity aftertaste. The aroma of tea is floral-spicy, with a slight sea note. Useful properties: Tea Dong Ding Oolong tea has a rich mineral and vitamin composition, which has a beneficial effect on the human body. It perfectly refreshes and improves mood. During the evening tea ceremony, Oolong tea allows you to escape from everyday problems and relax. Some history. In one mountainous region of Nantou, there lived a certain Mr. Lin Fengchi, who dreamed of becoming an officer. To fulfill his intentions, he decided to travel to Fujian Province to pass the necessary exams. Having no money, he turned to one of his neighbors, who agreed to lend him some money for the trip. Arriving in Fujian, Lin Fengchi met an old tea planter with whom they were namesakes. The old man allowed him to live at his place and he also fed him before passing the exams. On the day when Lin Fengchi returned home with a diploma in his pocket, the old man, happy that his name was thus marked, gave the guest 36 tea trees from his garden. When Lin Fengchi returned to his homeland, he planted 24 trees at his home and gave 12 trees to his neighbor to thank for the trust. So it was a Chinese tea Dong Ding Oolong. Brewing method: to brew this tea, you should use porcelain gaiwan, a porous clay teapot or glassware. The proportions of tea to water: 4-5 grams per 150 ml, pour water no more than 90 ° C. For the first time, it is enough to brew for 6-8 seconds, then you enjoy the drink. Tea is able to keep its refined aroma and taste for up to 4 or more brewings.