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Baozhong Oolong

$15.00$48.00

An irresistible simple pleasure and sensory delight, each year fresh Bai family Baozhong reclaims its place as one of the most favored teas of our catalog by the community.  Unpretentious and uncomplicated, this tea is a clean and professional no frills execution of fantastic jade oolong.  A myriad high ranking awards have already come in for this family's Baozhong this year, and the plaques of competition wins going back decades can be seen on their walls.

On site, during our visit to the Bai family during last spring's Taiwan trip granted us even greater selectability to choose the most favored tea from their various recently harvested Class A competition Baozhong.  One harvested in late April from higher elevation Qing Xin bushes was eventually selected due to its execution of fragrance, flavor, mouthfeel, and finish.  Last year we discovered this garden + timeframe's harvest is also enjoyed by Junyu's mother, and since then we often compare our notes to her preferences.

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2023's selections during our stay with the Bai family

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Bai Junyu has become rather well-known around Taiwan. English speaking tea drinkers may know him as Jacob Bai. He is the 4th generation of tea craftsmen originally from Anxi county, Fujian.

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Senior Mr. Bai pulled a fistful of leaves right off the racks and brewed it for us

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these gardens are 750 meters high at the top of this growing region outside of Pinglin

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This family has been making tea here since 1959

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