Oolong teas are considered to be the most complex and complicated tea to produce and require a tea master's great skill and experience to craft their wide range of flavors. Jasmine Iron Goddess Oolong tea is no different and has to be achieved with a 30-40% oxidation rate. If processed correctly, the result will yield earthy, herbaceous, and roasted notes balanced with slight floral notes of jasmine and gardenia. There are more than meets the eye when it comes to Oolong teas that are produced from the Anxi county of Fujian province.
Jasmine Iron Goddess tea has a 30-40% oxidation which yields smoky and earthy notes that are well balanced with slight floral notes of gardenia. Once unfurled, the leaves reveal a mature level of oxidation that sears the green leaves lightly brown. This Oolong tea is the balance between price and taste.