These leaves have brewing endurance. They can be brewed 5 to 6 times and still produce a full flavored brew. From the third brew on, the flavor becomes a bit lighter but also more vibrant in character. Overall, it's a very well balanced brew, with a complexity that makes it difficult to pinpoint a particular flavor. This is the effect that a quality Dong Ding Oolong should achieve. And Dong Ding made with Jin Xuan tea leaves offers a smoother, milder character of this traditionally made tea.