Leaf Type: Oolong
Where to Buy: TeaVert
Bai Hao is one of most renowned oolong teas and has natural fruity aromas with notes of peaches that produce a sweet and spring honey tasting bright-reddish orange tea liquor.
This Oolong brews to a beautiful, bright amber color that is pleasantly fragrant. Smelling a little of flower and of fruit, with just a hint of smoke in the distance, this tea is begging me to take a sip!
The sip begins with a bright introduction of peach-like flavor with very subtle floral notes weaving throughout. About mid-sip, the palate is enveloped with a smooth sweetness that is honey-like in flavor. It is about this time that I notice that the light yet silky mouthfeel.
I don’t notice a tremendous amount of astringency with this cup, however, I do notice enough to mention it. It seems to softly polish the palate. The aftertaste is sweet with a savory whisper of tangy/sour taste.
A delightfully complex Oolong! I love this!