Highly fermented, heavy baked, strip rolled, whole leaf black tea. Grown and manufactured at Sun Moon Lake tea farm.
Still the Japanese during their possession of the island discovered that Sun Moon Lake region is a perfect place for growing of black tea. And nowadays, Sun Moon Lake (Ri Yue Tan) is the worldwide brand of Taiwanese black tea.
This cultivar was not introduced in Taiwan, as Assam, and was not bred artificially, as numbered varieties (for example, “Ruby № 18”). It grows wild and cultivates on the plantations of Sun Moon Lake region.
Sun Moon Lake Local Original black tea has both astringency and richness, and thus, it bring closer to our usual expectations of the black tea, but it has its own unique flavour and taste.