Shui Xian Oolong 50% 福建 閩北水仙
Shui Xian (also known as Shui Hsien) is an Oolong tea from Wuyi Mountain, it has a heavy honey fragrance. Shui Xian can be translated as water sprite or water fairy. Other names for this oolong tea include shui hsien, narcissus, and water immortal.
Appearance is traditional looking Oolong tea, with dark and curly tea leaves. The distinctive feature of Shui Xian tea leaves are their size, which is huge in comparison to other Oolong teas.
The infused colour is very dark brown showing that the tea is a very dark Oolong.
Premium Shui Xian Tea is cultivated at a high altitude, the tea leaves are meticulously selected and blended from Wuyi Mountain of Provinvce of Fujian to preserve its "Classic" fragrance. With its rich colour and intense aroma. Strong and full-bodied Oolong with a refreshing floral aftertaste.
Aged Shui Xian have a smoother mouthfeel. First grade Shui Xian oolong tea is hand processed and allowed to oxidize to about 40% to 60%. The tea is fired more than other oolongs, and the result is a relatively dark oolong and full bodied.
it can also be aged for up to several decades. Aged oolong tea must be re-fired every 2 or 3 years to remove excess moisture.
- Vintage 2002
- Antioxidant Level: Medium
- Caffeine Content: High
- Origin: Fujian, China
- Product Code: LF123