Master Wu’s tea garden, Wu Yi Mountain, Fujian Province, China
HARVEST TIME AND PROCESSING
Harvested in May 2017.
2 to 3 leaves are picked together, partially oxidised and then gently roasted over medium heat.
Shui Jin Gui or ‘Golden Water Turtle’ is one of the four original and famous varietals of Wu Yi Rock tea. It is also one of the bushes were originally found on the slopes of the Gezhai Peak in Niulan Keng, Wuyi Mountain. Because the tea leaves are growing very thick and leaves surface are glittering under the sunlight, looks like a golden turtle swimming in the water, thus the name of Shui Jin Gui was given to these bushes. The teas are harvested in the middle of May every year, two to three leaves are plucked, fresh leaves are deep green with a bit redness.
Strong dark chocolate aroma with sweet floral after taste. The flavour is sweet, silky, soft with no bitterness at all.