Wu Yi Rock Tea - Shui Xian

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Master Wu’s tea garden, Wu Yi Mountain, Fujian Province, China


Harvested in May 2017.  3-4 leaves are picked together and partially oxidised and gently roasted with medium heat for twice.


Shui Xian is one of the oldest single tea bush varietals found in Fujian province, and very suitable for making oolong teas.  Shui Xian bushes have very large leaves comparing to other bushes and are very resilient to temperatures and easy to grow, both Shui Xian and Rou Gui are the most predominant bushes that are grown in Wu Yi Mountain region producing large quantities of Rock teas and both teas holds up around 60% of the total rock teas. As a result, there is huge difference in grade and the price. This Shui Xian is grown in the tea garden that is located on the edge of Wu Yi Mountain, gives nice flavour fills the mouth with a lingering aftertaste.  It is a great tea for new Rock Oolong tea drinkers because of its floral fragrance and soft taste.


Sweet caramel-like scent, mildly floral character with brown sugar like sweetness that is particularly noticeable in the aftertaste.