Boseong located in Jeollanam province and is one of few main tea producing regions in South Korea famous for its small tea gardens manager by small family businesses. Most farmers have a small tea garden and produce mainly green tea using old techniques like hand-rolling and pan-frying. It is considered that the first tea cultivation in South Korea started in Buddhist temples located in Jeollanam province. A lot have been changed but the love to tea stays the same even if it doesn't have a commercial response.
Nowadays in this area farmers mostly use Japanese cultivar - Yabukita - which is very loyal to local climate and gives a perfect sweet balanced flavour with marine, floral notes.
This tea is quite unique due to the combination of cultivar, environment and processing technique. Dry tea leaves have a sweet, bakery notes with a little chocolate and wild berry hint. After warming up tea leaves aroma develop into oat and floral notes. The taste is sweet and smooth, with bakery, nutty and dried fruits motifs. Beautiful clear amber colour infusion has a pleasant oily texture and sweet long-lasting aftertaste.