Recently Ho Go, a regular contributor to MattCha's, had commented on the quality of Dong Cheong's tea on MattCha's Blog (see comments here). That same day a package arrived courtesy of Tea Trekker with the three Korean teas they are currently offering. The tea just happened to be ujeon, saejak, and jungjak from Dong Cheong!
Dong Cheong uses old growth, natural tea bushes that grow semi-wild near Ssanggyae Temple in Hwagae Valley, Handong County.
One had posted about the 2009 production a few years ago. The 2009 offering was of very high quality compared to previous years and other producers of the same year. With one's Korean tea order coming late summer, and considering th... Read Post
Arthur Park of Morning Crane Tea kindly sent the four Dong Cheong teas that he distributes. Of all the hundreds of Korean teas one has tried, never were they red tea. Over the last few years Koreans started developing a pallet for r... Read Post