Also known as Yuchi (Shan Cha) wild mountain tea, this ancient wild tea is from an indigenous wild tea from Taiwan. The varietal of the wild tree has its origins in Nantou, Taiwan. Yuchi is a township in Nantou County.
Directly sourced from a farming friend in Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan.
CULTIVATION AND PROCESSING
From Sun Moon Lake, this indigenous wild tea is made into a black tea. Often noted to have melon and woody flavours, this tea is not as sweet as Sun Moon Lake Ruby #18, a cultivar that was derived from this tea tree.
TEA BREWING GUIDE
You can compare this tea with Kaohsiung Lugwei Tea made also made from indigenous wild tea trees. You can also compare this tea to other black teas from Sun Moon Lake made from different cultivars or Uncle Lin's Nantou Red Ruby from Marulin's own tea farm.