Korean tea makers are making more and more Oolong like red teas (something in the West we might refer to as “black tea”). Each producer has their own unique recipe and procedures for achieving the level of flavour and consistency.
“Mr Jun” 2016 Hong Cha 70% Oxidation
Leaf: Dark chocolate brown, whole, small rolled leaves with the aroma of a forest floor.
Brewed colour: The colour and clarity of a Citrine gem stone.
Aroma: Fruits, flowers and leather notes.
Taste: A multilayered and complex tea. Sweet wood with the smoothness of a handmade custard leading to peaches and maples.