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Brief Introduction to
Ben Shan Oolong Tea


Ben Shan Oolong Tea is produced in the Anxi region of Southern Fujian Province, where many other oolong teas are also produced such as Tie Guan Yin, Huang Jin Gui, Jin Guan Yin, Mao Xie, etc. Among which Tieguanyin is recognized to be most famous one. All of these teas are originated from a unique local tea bush cultivar. They are similar to each other in some ways but each has a unique and somewhat different flavor characteristics. The style of oolong produced in the Anxi region is known as ‘semiball-rolled’ – spherical, pellet-sized bundles of leaves in a rainbow of various green colors.

The aroma and taste of Benshan Oolong suggests the steelyness of minerals ( the taste of stones in a mountain stream) and fruit such as crisp Asian pears, with a touch of celery in the vegetal notes. But there is an elusive flavor/ aroma here that suggests the sweet milky aromatics of a Jin Xuan milk oolong. This tea is a bit of a delicious chameleon in the cup, which we think is a wonderful thing!

We are happy to have both spring, summer and autumn versions of this tea. The spring Ben Shan is more flavorful while the autumn plucked one has more longlasting fragrance. All of them are delicious – just different expressions of seasonality.  As our spring and autumn Ben Shan are from the same tea garden, tasting them side by side will be a good education in how the seasons affect the taste and aroma of tea.

make the perfect cup of
Ben Shan Oolong Tea

    • Teaware
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    • Gaiwan (Bowl), Yixing Pot, Porcelain Pot
    • Leaves
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    • Half of the capacity
    • Water
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    • Filtered (Spring) Water
    • Fire
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    • 100°C | 212°F
    • Time
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    • 1-2 Min
    • Infusion
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    • 6-7 infusions

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