Tao of Tea Taiwanese Water Fairy Oolong Tea Review

Today’s review is a Taiwanese water fairy oolong tea from Tao of Tea.

Tea Specifications

Brand: Tao of Tea
Tea: Taiwanese Water Fairy
Tea Varietal: Shui Xian
Origin: Ming Jian, Nantou County, Taiwan

Shui Xian originates from the Wuyi mountains, but this particular tea was grown in Taiwan.

This is supposedly a ‘Limited Edition’ tea.


Amount of Tea: 5 Grams
Brewing Vessel: Small Glass Pitcher
Type of Water: Bottled Water (Reverse Osmosis)
Rinse Time: 10 Seconds
Steep Time: 30 Seconds – 45 Seconds – 60 Seconds

There’s obviously a heavy roast on this tea.

A noticeable floral aroma swirls around the palette, while classic roasted notes portray images of autumn.

Quite smooth in flavor.

Notes of charred stone-fruit and minerality developing later on.

Flavor notes: Autumn leaves, wheat, orchid, charred fig, char, cocoa, and minerals.

Travis Joynson

Travis Joynson

Travis Joynson is the founder and chief editor of the Professional Tea Taster.

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