Se Chung

Imperial Tea Garden

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  • The best Chinese oolong teas come from the Wuyi Mountains in the Fujian Province.  This area is regarded as the "birthplace" of oolong tea. The oolong process begins similar to black tea, but the leaves are given a much shorter withering period.  The leaves are given a light roll, and allowed to oxidize only until the edges start to brown.  The tea is then fired which arrests the oxidization process and captures the interesting character associated with oolong tea.  Se Chung Oolong tea has a shorter fermentation time and therefore is categorized as a "green style" oolong tea.  Se Chung has a green and herbaceous flavor with fruity characteristics.  

  • Origin:  Fujian Province China

    Grade:  Se Chung Grade #1

    Altitude: 1500 - 4900 feet above sea level

    Manufacture Type:  Semi oxidized Traditional process small batch crafted and formed

    Characteristics:  Smooth cup with exotic flavor and depth

  • Hot Tea Brewing Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 3-7 minutes. Milk and sugar are not recommended.

    Iced Tea Preparation Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: To make 1 L/1 QT, put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose tea into a teapot. Pour 1¼ cups/315ml of boiling water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 5 minutes. Fill a serving pitcher 1/4 full with cold water. Pour tea into serving pitcher straining the tea. Add ice, top-up with cold water, garnish and sweeten to taste.

  • Caffeine Level ~ LOW


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