Tobacco, toasted walnut, molasses
Oolong tea · low oxidation · medium roast
This vintage version of Frozen Summit is a tearoom favorite in the winter. This is an aged Dong Ding Oolong from the year 2011 and it has a deeper aroma than the classic Taiwanese Dong Ding Oolong.
Every year, tea masters retrieve stored teas to determine the art of the roast. He dials in the temperature of the charcoal and prepares the tightly rolled tea leaves on bamboo trays. The heat will remove traces of summer rain and accentuate the depth of flavor from aging.
It tastes of molasses and toasted walnuts. The mouthfeel is round, with flares of subtle tobacco.