Zhu Shan Jin Xuan Milk Oolong Tea

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Current Reviews: 4
Average Rating: 4.25

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Spring 2014

This is a flavored Jin-Xuan tea from Zhu Shan in the Nantou county tea district.

When Jin-Xuan tea leaves are lightly roasted during processing, they have a unique milk flavor which is called nai xiang or milk oolong.

Zhu Shan Jin Xuan is a flavored tea. The flavoring gives this tea a pronounced, pleasing milk flavor.

Season
Spring 2014
Varietal
Jin Xuan (taicha #12 - 台茶十二號)
Origin
Zhu Shan Township (竹山), Nantou County, Taiwan
Elevation
800 meters (2,600 feet)
Chinese Name
竹山金萱茶
Pinyin
Zhúshān jīn xuān chá

Sample Available: Jin Xuan Sample Pack


Customer Reviews:

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by Tracy S.
I have to honestly say that I did not like this tea at all. I suppose it is good if you like the odd, added flavoring, but it was just unbearable for me, personally. I much prefered the other two jin xuan teas over this one. Taste is such a subjective sense, so you will only truly know if it is to your liking by trying it for yourself. Others apparently like it, but it just wasn't for me. That flavor just tasted like powdered milk that was just starting to go bad, sort of; so hard to describe. But it's worth trying, just to see the differences in jin xuang that is flavored compared with those that are not.

Rating: 3 of 5 Stars [3 of 5 Stars]

by elad g.
it's was hard to decide on how much start to give it, as an sprint harvest growing at 2,000 feet it's the best i had in this category , it has the smooth taste of milk oolong very light ,but it's i found its very hard to brew, to much time or temperature and it's get beater also it doesn't last to many brews still at this price range you usually get an artificial flavored or some tea that's more resemble 4 four season oolong, so it's a good buy .

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars [4 of 5 Stars]

by Roland R.
This tea is the best of this type of tea I have ever bought.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Tommy M.
Smells very milky, taste very creamy and smooth with First steep is very milky with slight buttery notes and has a nice creamy mouthfeel and aftertaste. Second steep is almost the same only with an added slightly sweet vegetal note. The creamy mouthfeel is great this is another tea that just feels good in the mouth :) Even the Third steep is very good still creamy and milky but slightly roasty and nutty almost , very interesting, lingering flavors. Fourth steep is pretty much same as the last and by the sixth steep I needed warmer water, steep six was nice more roasty, nutty notes same creamy milkyness, this tea is not going to give up soon I had to stop at six steeps :) Superb Tea!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

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