Taiwan Sun Moon Lake Black Tea - Ruby TTES#18 | 台灣日月潭紅茶 - 台茶18號紅玉 (50g)SKU-S001-50G
Region: Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan
Type: Black Tea
Cultivar: Ruby (TTES No. 18), cross between Taiwanese wild grown tea tree and Burmese assamica
Also known as: Red Jade / Hong Yu / Ruby 18 / 紅玉 / 台茶18號
Fermentation level: ★★★★★
Premium Grade: ☆☆☆☆☆
Competition Grade: ☆☆☆☆☆
Taste: Natural flavour of cinnamon with a slight hint of mint.
When to drink: Throughout the day
Terroir: Sun Moon Lake is located at altitude of 700m, surrounded with mountains and lakes with remarkable environment and typical climate for growing black teas. Heavy moist and stable yearly average temperature make the tea trees grow thick and rich tea leaves which produce carmine and perfectly clear tea.
List of Tea Reviews:
Competition Grade by SororiTea Sisters (1)
Competition Grade by SororiTea Sisters (2)
Premium Grade by SororiTea Sisters
Tea review by Tea For Me Please
Comparison between Competition Grade Ruby and Assam by Oolong Owl
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Sun Moon Lake Ruby 18 premium grade
A good black tea with low to absent tannic taste. This tea has a pleasing body and develops a complex flavor profile of dark fruit, star anise, and clove.