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Japanese Oolong Tea
Japanese Oolong Tea
R 250

Japanese Oolong Tea

Chaya Suzuwa


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Japanese oolong, a semi-fermented tea grown in the Warashina River basin, Shizuoka Prefecture - where tea cultivation was first introduced in the 13th century..

As with sencha, the tea is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. The cultivar is Benifuki (べにふうき), which is used for producing specifically oolong tea with a rich, floral aroma, a peach-like fruitiness and a long aftertaste. As opposed to sencha, where tea leaves are steamed immediately after harvest, the tea leaves for oolong tea are semi-fermented (oxidized) and lightly roasted.

  • Volume: 30g


  1. Place 1 teaspoon (approximately 5g) of tea leaves in a teapot or container.
  2. Pour 120ml of boiling water (100 °C) into the pot.
  3. Cover the teapot or container and wait for 60 seconds.
  4. Stir the tea gently and serve until the last drop is poured out.
  5. Enjoy your oolong tea!

If you want to make multiple infusions, please wait 15-20 seconds longer each time water is added to the tea leaves. Make sure the last drop is poured out before letting stand. 

By warming your tea utensils beforehand, you can enhance the flavour of the tea even more.