With light woody smokiness and hints of mix spices, this smooth and crisp flavor of Shuixian makes a perfect morning cup of tea.
Shuixian is of one the better known cultivars in the Wuyi Rock Oolong family. A saying summarizes why: For aroma, nothing beats Rougui; For the body of the tea, nothing beats Shuixian.
More about this Wuyi Shuixian:
- Tea type: Oolong
- Other name: Wuyi Shuixian Yancha
- Cultivar: Shuixian
- Region: Osmanthus rock region, Mount Wuyi, Fujian, China
- Plant age: 20 years old
- Altitude: 900m/2950ft
- Harvest: Early May 2017
“The slow roasting process that underlines this Shuixian brings out more body and depth to the flavor of this tea.” – Karen, Qi Aerista’s Tea Specialist.
Recommended Manual Brewing Instructions:
- 3 teaspoons (2.5g/0.1oz) tea leaves
- 1 cup (230ml/8oz) water
- 100oC/212oF brewing temperature
- 3.5 minutes brewing time