Baozhong Wenshan Oolong Tea - Winter 2020, Taiwan
Enjoy pure floral freshness in this winter Baozhong Oolong from Wenshan, Taiwan. Winter oolongs are supposed to be less fragrant but more sweeter than spring oolongs. Although the fragrances in the dry leaves are a bit muted compared to the spring Baozhong, but in the cup both the aroma and the body of the tea are very satisfying.
DRY LEAF: Small, wiry leaves a light floral and grassy notes.
INFUSED LEAF: Minimal oxidation in the leaf's edges with an exquisite floral nose.
CUP: The liquor is pale yellow with floral fragrances. The liquor has a touch of buttery character. Feels very pure and cleansing.
Use 1 heaping tbsp for 8 oz cup
Water temp: 170-176 F
Steeping time: 2-3 mins
Gong fu style
Fill three quarters of gaiwan (8 gm)
Water temp: 176-180F
Steeping time: 1 min, 30 sec, 40 sec, 50 sec, 1 minute...
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ORIGINPinglin, Wenshan. Taiwan
Cultivar - QIngxin