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Indulge in the exquisite taste of Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea, harvested meticulously once a year during the prime months of April and May. Adhering to strict picking standards, each leaf is hand-plucked during sunny to slightly cloudy days, selecting only the finest three to four open leaves. Our traditional rock tea craftsmanship, including a precise charcoal roasting process repeated 3-5 times, ensures a robust and aromatic flavor profile. The tightly rolled, dark brown dry leaves are a testament to the tea’s premium quality, offering a captivating floral aroma even before brewing. When steeped, the tea unveils a vibrant orange-yellow liquor, blending mellow and fresh notes with a smooth, delicate texture.

Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is renowned for its distinct sweetness, noticeable from the very first sip. This natural sweetness is complemented by a rich fruity aroma that lingers as the initial taste fades, leaving behind a delightful fragrance. The brewed leaves reveal a soft, vibrant green with red edges, reflecting their meticulous processing. This unique combination of sweetness and fragrance makes Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea an exceptional choice for tea enthusiasts seeking a refined, flavorful experience. Enjoy a tea that not only delights the palate but also embodies the tradition and quality of the Wuyi Mountains

What Is Ban Tian Yao Tea?

Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea, also known as “Halfway to Heaven,” is one of the renowned four famous bushes of Wuyi Rock Tea. This tea has a rich history rooted in legend; it is said that a monk from Tianxin Temple dreamed of an eagle holding a glowing gem in its beak, which landed on a mountaintop. The next day, the monk discovered the mother tree of Ban Tian Yao at that very spot, hence the name “Halfway to Heaven” or “Halfway Eagle.”

Harvested in the Wuyi Mountains of Fujian Province, China, Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is grown in a region known for its unique terroir. The tea is harvested once a year during April and May, under sunny to slightly cloudy conditions. Strict hand-picking standards are followed, selecting only the finest three to four open leaves. The traditional rock tea processing methods, including a rigorous 3-5 times charcoal roasting process, ensure a robust and aromatic flavor profile, characteristic of the Wuyi rock teas.

The production of Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea involves meticulous steps to preserve its quality and flavor. The dry leaves are tightly rolled and uniformly dark brown, exuding a rich floral aroma with prominent fruity notes. When brewed, the tea reveals a vibrant orange-yellow liquor, offering a harmonious blend of mellow and fresh notes with a smooth, delicate texture. The tea is celebrated for its distinct natural sweetness and lingering rich fruity aroma, making it a prized choice among tea enthusiasts seeking a refined and flavorful experience.

Features of Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea

  • Ingredients: Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is crafted from hand-plucked leaves, harvested once a year during April and May to ensure only the finest quality leaves are used.
  • Origin: This exquisite tea originates from the Wuyi Mountains in Fujian Province, China, an area renowned for producing exceptional rock oolong teas.
  • Appearance: The dry leaves of our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea are tightly rolled and have a uniform dark brown color. When brewed, the leaves display a vibrant green with red edges, showcasing their meticulous processing.
  • Aroma: Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea boasts a rich, floral aroma with prominent fruity notes, offering an inviting and fragrant tea experience.
  • Flavor: Our tea provides a harmonious blend of mellow and fresh notes with a smooth and delicate texture. It has a distinct natural sweetness, complemented by a lingering rich fruity aroma.
  • Quality: Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea adheres to strict picking standards, with leaves hand-plucked during sunny to slightly cloudy days. The traditional rock tea craftsmanship involves a rigorous charcoal roasting process repeated 3-5 times, ensuring a robust and aromatic flavor.
  • Brewing Result: The tea liquor from our Ban Tian Yao  is a vibrant orange-yellow, clear and bright, indicative of its superior quality and careful processing.
  • Unique Characteristics: Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is renowned for its prominent sweetness, noticeable from the first sip. This sweetness is paired with a rich fruity aroma that persists through multiple infusions, making it a standout choice for tea enthusiasts.

What Does Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea Taste Like?

Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong tea introduces itself with a distinct natural sweetness, akin to the rich essence of honey, immediately capturing your palate with its delightful and balanced flavor. As the tea rolls over your tongue, you’ll notice a smooth, velvety texture that adds to its luxurious mouthfeel, making each sip a truly indulgent experience.

The flavor profile of our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is complex and multi-layered. After the initial sweetness, subtle floral notes emerge, reminiscent of blooming orchids and fresh gardenias. These floral undertones are delicately balanced with a hint of fruitiness, evoking the taste of ripe peaches and apricots. This blend of floral and fruity flavors creates a harmonious symphony that is both refreshing and invigorating. The tea’s medium body ensures that these flavors are pronounced yet elegantly refined, offering a well-rounded and satisfying experience.

As you continue to enjoy our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea, you’ll notice a lingering aftertaste that is both sweet and slightly toasty. This is a result of the traditional charcoal roasting process, which imparts a gentle smokiness that complements the tea’s inherent sweetness. The aftertaste leaves a clean, refreshing feeling in the mouth, with a rich, fruity aroma that persists long after you’ve finished your cup. This enduring fragrance, combined with the tea’s mellow, smooth finish, makes our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea a truly memorable and distinctive choice for any tea enthusiast.

How to Tell the Quality of Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea

For customers wondering how to tell whether a Ban Tian Yao tea is good or not in quality, here are four tips you can follow:

  1. Appearance: The first indicator of high-quality Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is its appearance. Premium Ban Tian Yao leaves are tightly rolled and uniformly dark brown. This compact, uniform appearance indicates meticulous processing and careful handling. The dry leaves should be sturdy and substantial, reflecting their quality. When brewed, the leaves should unfurl into a vibrant green with red edges, showcasing their fresh, well-preserved nature. Any deviation from this, such as uneven coloration or loosely rolled leaves, may indicate lower quality or improper processing.
  2. Aroma: The aroma of Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is another crucial quality indicator. High-quality tea will emit a rich, floral fragrance with pronounced fruity notes even before brewing. When you open a package of premium Ban Tian Yao, the aroma should be strong and inviting, hinting at the flavors to come. During and after brewing, the tea should maintain a consistent and potent fragrance. A weak or inconsistent aroma can signal poor quality or improper storage conditions, which can negatively impact the tea’s overall flavor profile.
  3. Flavor: The flavor is the ultimate test of Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea’s quality. A top-grade tea will offer a harmonious blend of natural sweetness, floral notes, and a subtle fruitiness. The initial sweetness should be followed by a smooth, velvety texture that enhances the drinking experience. The flavors should be well-balanced and persistent, leaving a pleasant aftertaste with hints of toastiness from the traditional charcoal roasting process. Any bitterness, astringency, or flatness in the taste may indicate lower quality leaves or subpar processing techniques.
  4. Brewing Performance: Another key factor in determining the quality of Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is its performance during brewing. High-quality Ban Tian Yao can withstand multiple infusions, with each brew revealing new layers of flavor without losing its initial richness. The tea liquor should remain clear and bright, maintaining its vibrant orange-yellow hue throughout several steepings. A tea that quickly loses its flavor or produces a murky liquor after just one or two infusions is likely of lower quality. Premium Ban Tian Yao should provide a consistently enjoyable experience with each cup.

Why Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea Taste So Good?

Discover the exceptional taste of our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea, a true masterpiece from the renowned Wuyi Mountains, carefully crafted to offer an unforgettable tea experience. Here are top six reasons why Oolong Garden is the best choice for customers wondering where to buy ban tian yao tea:

  • Strict Harvesting Standards: Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is harvested with stringent standards, selecting only the finest three to four open leaves during the optimal season of April and May. This meticulous hand-picking process ensures that only the best quality leaves are used, contributing to the tea’s superior flavor and aroma. The precision in selecting the leaves guarantees a rich and consistent taste in every cup, setting our tea apart from the rest.
  • Traditional Rock Tea Craftsmanship: We utilize traditional rock tea processing methods that have been perfected over centuries. Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea undergoes a rigorous charcoal roasting process, repeated 3-5 times to achieve the perfect balance of flavors. This careful and time-honored technique imparts a unique smoky undertone that complements the tea’s natural sweetness and floral notes, creating a complex and delightful flavor profile.
  • Premium Quality Leaves: The quality of the leaves used in our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is paramount. The dry leaves are tightly rolled, with a uniform dark brown color, indicating their premium quality. When brewed, these leaves unfurl into a vibrant green with red edges, showcasing their freshness and meticulous processing. This high level of care in selecting and preparing the leaves ensures a superior tea-drinking experience.
  • Distinct Natural Sweetness: One of the standout features of our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is its distinct natural sweetness. From the very first sip, you will notice a honey-like sweetness that is both delightful and refreshing. This natural sweetness is perfectly balanced with floral and fruity notes, offering a harmonious and satisfying taste that lingers pleasantly on the palate.
  • Rich, Floral Aroma: The aroma of our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea is rich and inviting, with pronounced floral and fruity notes. This captivating fragrance is a testament to the high quality of the tea leaves and the traditional processing methods. The aroma enhances the overall tea-drinking experience, making each cup a sensory delight that is both refreshing and invigorating.
  • Multiple Infusions: Our Ban Tian Yao Oolong Tea excels in its ability to maintain its flavor through multiple infusions. Each brew reveals new layers of flavor, ensuring a consistently enjoyable experience with every cup. The tea liquor remains clear and bright, with its vibrant orange-yellow hue, even after several steepings. This resilience and depth of flavor make our tea an excellent choice for those who appreciate a rich and lasting tea experience
Grade

Premium Grade

Weight

50g/1.76oz, 100g/3.53oz, 250g/8.82oz, 500g/17.64oz

Origin

China

Caffeinated

Low Caffeine

Brand

Oolong Garden

Feature

Fair Trade, Gluten-free, Kosher, Low-calorie, Sugar-free, Vegan

Fermentation Level

Heavily Fermented

Flavor

Floral, fruity and honey fragrance

Harvest Region

Mount Wuyi, Fujian Province

Sweetness

Unsweetened

Forms & Package

Loose Leaf, Ready Serve

Tea Type

Oolong Tea

Health Benefits

Balancing, Detoxing, Digestive, Energy, Slimming

Roasting Level

Medium Roasted

Preparation

Hot & Iced

Variety

Original

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