Taiwan Wenshan Roasted Baozhong Oolong Tea

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83 / 100

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Tea type
Oolong Tea
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Ingredients
Oolong Tea Leaves
Flavors
Almond, Apple, Baked Bread, Butter, Cinnamon, Coriander, Cream, Floral, Grass, Milk, Orchid, Pear, Plums, Roasted, Roasted Barley, Seaweed, Smoke, Spinach, Sugarcane, Toasted Rice, Vanilla, Vegetal, Gardenias, Honey, Mineral, Pleasantly Sour, Roast nuts
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Caffeine
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Typical Preparation
Use 4 oz / 119 ml of water
Set water temperature to 205 °F / 96 °C
Use 5 g of tea
Steep for 0 min, 30 sec
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5 Tasting Notes View all

“Thanks so much for sending a sample, Kawaii433! I LOVE Baozhong and never have nearly enough around, as it seems they are hard to find… most tea shops don’t seem to have them. They are probably my...” Read full tasting note
“Well, this is is something you don’t see every day: a roasted Wenshan baozhong offered by a Western vendor. When I saw this tea on What-Cha’s website, I just had to buy it. Roasted baozhong has...” Read full tasting note
“At some point in the past year in my reading about Baozhong oolong tea, I think I remember reading that roasting the leaf was a traditional part of the process. Recently, a trend for greener...” Read full tasting note
“Filtered Santa Monica tap water just off the boil throughout. Poured from a pear-shaped purple clay tea-pot into a glass cha hai, and served in a porcelain (“peony”) cup. 7 infusions from 30sec to...” Read full tasting note

Description

A smooth tea with floral notes which shift into a gentle nuttiness as a result of the tea’s nice even roast.

Tasting Notes:
- Smooth thick texture
- Floral taste which shifts towards nuttiness

Harvest: Spring, April 2017
Roasted: December 2017

Origin: Wen Shan, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Altitude: 400m
Sourced: Specialist Taiwanese wholesaler

Cultivar: Qing Xin
Oxidisation: 35-40%
Roast: Medium

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 95°C/203°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 2-3 minutes

Packaging: Non-resealable vacuum-sealed bag packaged in Taiwan

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