Taiwan Jin Xuan Milk Oolong Tea


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PureTea’s Jin Xuan Milk Tea is another kind of fine classic Taiwan Oolong. It belongs to a category of tea often called “Milk Oolong”. This Jin Xuan Milk Tea is from high mountain Alishan in Taiwan. A kind of lightly oxidized Oolong well-known for its natural milky aroma.

Classic Taiwan Oolong Tea
  • Grown and produced in Alishan, Nantou, Taiwan
  • Evenly and tightly rolled tea leaves
  • Pale yellow-gold tea liquor
  • Natural unique milk and osmanthus aroma  
  • Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)

PureTea’s Jin Xuan Milk Tea is another kind of fine classic Taiwan Oolong.  It belongs to a category of tea often called “Milk Oolong”.  However, this Jin Xuan Milk Oolong is special and unique because its milky aroma is natural, it is not manually added milk when process as other milk teas.  The first three infusion of this tea will have slight milky scent, whereas this scent will gradually reduce for the next cups.

Certificate of Analyze by Eurofins

  • Certificate No.: AR-15-SU-021269-01

Our Taiwan Jin Xuan Milk Oolong Tea is analysed in accordance with the requirements of regulation (EC) 396/2005 (regulation on maximum residue levels in food and feed) in its currently valid version.

Recommend Brewing Guide:
Western Method Chinese Gongfu Way
Water : 17oz / 500ml 212℉ / 100℃ Water : 3oz / 85ml 212℉ / 100℃
Use 1 Tablespoon / 8 Grams Tea Use 7 Grams Tea
3 - 8 mins 7 steeps : rinse,25s,35s,45s,55s,65s,75s,85s
Teapot may be your choice Gaiwan may be your choice
Rinsing time is around 5 seconds

Jin Xuan is a special variety of Camellia Sinesis (tea plant) developed through research at the Taiwan Tea Agricultural Research center.  This special variety is known for producing Oolong with a unique spring floral fragrance and a creaminess undertone, which makes it exceptionally popular.

Alishan Jin Xuan Oolong brings one of the great locations for growing Oolong tea together with one of the special Oolong varieties, Jin Xuan.  The loosely balled leaves unfurl to yield a highly aromatic, smooth and mellow light-bodied infusion with sweet cream and floral notes.  The creamy notes in this tea are a result of the tea varietals, where it is grown, and how the leaves are processed - there are no flavors added to this tea.

Brief Health Info

The substance in the tea helps to prevent the decaying of teeth and halting the plaque build-up and also reduce the growth of glucosyltransferase.  Polyphenolic compounds in Jin Xuan Oolong can prevent overall oxidise, and Purine alkaloids have the function of clear free radicals, so that it can have effect of preventing aging. 

Production area

Jin Xuan oolong tea was developed in the 1980s and has white specks in the leaves.  The leaves of Alishan Jin Xuan Oolong Tea are grown in the famous A-Li Mountains in Taiwan.  At the elevation of 1000 to 1600 meters, the mountainsides are covered with fog or clouds which are ideal for growing Oolong.

Alishan in nantou


In 1950 the Taiwan scholar Wu Zhenyi cultivated the Jin Xuan cultivar by using the “No.8 Tai Nong”and “Ying Zhi Hong Xin” tea tree variety.  During the following 30 years, Wu Zhenyi choose the best Jin Xuan cultivar by many tests and was later named “No.12 Tai Cha”.  In 1981 the Jin Xuan Tea was formally extended.  As it is good source for producing best Taiwan teas, it caught many tea farmers’ attention and make it widely planted.

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