Rui Feng Jin Xuan Milk Oolong Tea

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Spring 2022. Alishan. Pleasingly complex milk oolong tea.

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US$12.00

  • 75 grams
  • 150 grams
  • 300 grams
  • 600 grams

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Description

Spring 2022

This is a Jin-Xuan milk oolong tea from Rui-Feng in the Alishan tea district.

The Rui-Feng tea district is off the main path in the northwest section of Alishan. It was approved as a leisure agricultural area by Taiwan's Council of Agriculture. It is a peaceful area that is popular with visitors.

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

Rui-Feng Jin Xuan has a slightly astringent flavor which mellows with subsequent brewings. The milk flavor is evident in the aftertaste, and combines with a pleasing herbaceous aroma for a complex flavor which changes slightly with each brewing.

Sample Available: Jin Xuan Sample Pack

 
Data sheet
Altitude (meters) 1000 - 1499
Region Alishan
Varietal Jin Xuan - TaiCha #12
Type Loose Tea
Season Spring
 
Harvest Details
Harvest Date April 2022
Varietal Jin Xuan (taicha #12 - 台茶十二號)
Origin Rui Feng Village (瑞峰), Ali Shan, Chia Yi County, Taiwan
Elevation 1,200 meters (4,000 feet)
Chinese Name 瑞峰金萱茶
Pinyin ruì fēng jīn xuān chá

 
Brewing Notes

Here are some guidelines for brewing Rui Feng oolong tea. These are meant as a starting point only. Please adjust to suit your individual preferences.

  • Brewing vessel: 150cc (5 US fluid ounces)
  • 6 grams of tea leaves
  • Water temperature: 85 - 90 C (185 - 195 F)
  • Infusion durations: 30 seconds, 1 minute, 2 minutes, 3 minutes, and 4 minutes

The taste of the brewed tea is affected by the water quality, water temperature, amount of tea leaves, type of brewing vessel and the duration of each infusion.

 
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