Osmanthus Wenshan Bao'zhong, Competition Grade Scented Oolong, Made In Taiwan
This is an award-winning Wenshan Bao’zhong by 6th Generation tea masters, who arrived in Nan Gang district, Taiwan, in the late 19th century. Nan Gang is the original and premier Bao’zhong growing district of Taiwan, and the site of Nan Gang Tea Research and Development Laboratory.
Bao’zhong, if you have never had it, is famous for its aroma. That is easy to say about many teas, like it is about wines. But the scent of our first tasting of this Bao’zhong lasted till nightfall, and then we had a dream about it. It is a truly astonishing experience, can be compared with the aroma of the Ginger Lily, which is the national flower of Cuba and a famous ingredient of perfume in Spanish colonial times. This particular Bao’zhong has been rolled repeatedly in Osmanthus flower, and the result is a more layered aroma, with the Osmanthus hit at the start.
Bao’zhong is a lightly oxidized Oolong, so you will be glad to know this tea is vacuum-sealed at the farm, and comes with a patented re-sealing device to maintain freshness.
Harvest: Spring 2013
Made in Taiwan