February 2018
#27 - Premier Crop Organic Jin Xuan Oolong Tea

This picture was taken in April 2016, a month or so after these Jin Xuan Oolong saplings were planted by our friend and respected organic tea farmer, Mr. Xie. And in December 2017, the new seasonal growth on these plants was harvested for the very first time, yielding a minimal crop of less than 30 kg of tea. The Eco-Cha Tea Club has the privilege of partaking in this premier batch of organically grown Jin Xuan Oolong Tea.

Specific Information About This Batch

Eco-Cha Tea Club: Premier Crop Organic Jin Xuan Oolong Tea

Mr. Xie made a life-changing decision 20 years ago by committing to transition the tradition he inherited from his father and grandfather before him to organic tea farming. He did this solely by his own conviction that it was the right thing to do. He came close to failing at first, but his farm survived, and through many years of pioneering experimentation, he succeeded
Read More

Eco-Cha Tea Club: Premier Crop Organic Jin Xuan Oolong Tea Tasting Notes

The harvest took place in early December, so these leaves are the most recent growth on plants nearing two years old. This primary trimming of the plants is a necessary stage of their cultivation, and provided a mere 27 kg of cured tea leaves. This newest leaf growth on the young plants at the end of the year produced a batch of tea with a substantial, balanced flavor profile. It's a unique batch of Jin Xuan tea in our experience, offering a fresh, green vegetal base with an amazing combination of floral and herbal overtones.
Read More

Watch The Tasting Video

Past Selections

Join The Waiting List for the Eco-Cha Tea Club

* indicates required
Tea Club Waiting List
Eco-Cha Newsletter