Pouchong, also known as Baozhong, is a very green oolong tea hailing from Taiwan. Pouchong is the most lightly oxidized of all oolongs - just 8-10%. This creates a beautiful balance of green tea freshness and heavenly floral notes found in darker oolongs. In Taiwan, pouchong tea is all about the aroma. In the cup, you'll find a buttery sweet and uplifting floral aroma that lingers on the palate long after your last sip. Our fine quality Pouchong displays a soft, succulent texture and a clean, refreshing finish.
Oolong Tea | Moderate caffeine | Steep at 195° for 2-3 minutes.
Pouchong, aka baozhong, is a very green oolong tea, the most lightly oxidized of all oolongs, usually fired 8 to 10%. This gentle touch creates a beautiful balance of green vibrancy with traditional floral notes. Imported directly from farmers growing this near Taipei, Taiwan, our pouchong is a tea staple that is drinkable all day, blendable with fruit and nutty flavors, and suitable for all brewing vessels from the round-bellied European teapot to the gaiwan. No wonder it’s a daily selection for millions because its clean finish is the perfect parenthesis to the long, lingering buttery sweetness on the palate.