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Tai Xing Jin Xuan Milk Oolong Tea

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Starting at: US$ 12.00




Altitude (meters)

1000 - 1499


Jin Xuan - TaiCha #12


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Winter 2021. Alishan. Smooth flavor and buttery texture.

Winter 2021

This is a Jin-Xuan milk oolong tea from Tai-Xing in the Alishan tea district.

The Tai-Xing tea area is located in Meishan Township, Chiayi County. It is one of the top tea areas of Alishan, producing both Qingxin (green heart) and Jin-Xuan (milk oolong) tea.

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

Tai-Xing Jin Xuan has a pleasing, smooth flavor with a buttery aftertaste. There is a slight astringency apparent when first sipped, which mellows into a very nice, full sensation on the back of the tongue.

Sample Available: Jin Xuan Sample Pack

Harvest DateNovember 2021
Varietal Jin Xuan (taicha #12 - 台茶十二號)
OriginTai Xing Village (太興), Ali Shan, Chia Yi County, Taiwan
Elevation 1,000 meters (3,280 feet)
Chinese Name 太興金萱茶
Pinyin tài xīng jīn xuān chá

Here are some guidelines for brewing Tai Xing 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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