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Wenshan Baozhong

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190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 15 sec

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  • “Excellent green oolong, with a strong buttery component and a wonderful flower-sweet aftertaste. The smell of the cup is sweetness, kind of like honey and bananas (?) and just barely...” Read full tasting note
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  • “This is one of our flights this weekend in the Tasting Room. The wisps of steam rising from the leaves is so fragrant, it's hard to stop smelling the blend of gardenia, jasmine and butter. The...” Read full tasting note
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From Harney & Sons

This tea captures the magic of PingLing. Considering the light color of the brewed tea, the leaves of this tea are surprisingly dark: army green to black leaves, coiled lightly like thick segments of rope.

The Taiwanese say BaoZhong is their most aromatic oolong. The tea is so fragrant, it is hard to stop smelling its blend of gardenia, jasmine, and butter aromas. Wenshan BaoZhang has a medium body, with some creaminess lightly coating the tongue. As its freshest, BaoZhong tastes of nothing but honeyed flowers. After a few brews, it loses some of that sheen and takes on a lovely seriousness.

Brew this tea at 205° TO 212° F for 2 to 4 minutes.

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This is a really nice oolong. Very well balanced and understated. Although I did detect slight floral aromas while brewing, the taste is more vegetal and buttery. Very enjoyable.

205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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Beautiful. The leaves smell almost spicy, and when steeped give off a pale green liquor, with a flowery character and a buttery smoothness. The first oolong that really impressed me.

195 °F / 90 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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