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2024 Chinese Tea Oolong Tea Zhangping Shui Xian Oolong Tea High Mountain Compressed Shui Hsien Oolong Tea

2024 Chinese Tea Oolong Tea Zhangping Shui Xian Oolong Tea High Mountain Compressed Shui Hsien Oolong Tea

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Zhangping Shui Hsien(shui xian)also called Zhang Ping Narcissus

Shui Xian is a type of oolong tea that originates from Fujian Province and refers to the cultivar used to make this tea and is known for its distinctive floral honey aroma and flavor.

shui Hsien oolong

Traditionally," Shui Xian" (also spelled Shui Hsien) - narcissus or daffodil. This great and rare oolong tea- Zhangping Shui Xian Tea has a long history, which can be traced back to the Yuan Dynasty (1279–1368) growing this tea, and during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, there were special small tea production factories. This tea has ever gained gold awards in the Panama Expo and Shanghai Expo.

shui Hsien oolong

The fermentation of Zhangping Shui Xian is light and semi-fermented. This only compressed oolong cake you can find in the Chinese tea market. It is wrapped in cotton paper, you can smell the pleasant orchid floral fragrance leaving on the cotton.

shui Hsien oolong

This Zhang Ping Shui Xian is made from large leaves, mostly still on stalks. These have been pressed into square cakes, each cake being around 8-10 grams in weight. This tea is lightly oxidized and it has also undergone a baking or roasting process. The baking imparts a lightly toasted character that brings out the more complex notes and results in a mellow flavor and soft mouthfeel.

shui Hsien oolong

Geographical advantage: The tea is from an alpine production area, with an altitude ranging from 500 to 900 meters. Due to the large temperature difference between day and night, many clouds and fog, and diffuse sunlight, the amino acid, chlorophyll, nitrogen-containing content in tea is high. The soil is mainly humic sand and gravel soil, with deep soil layers and suitable acidity. The ground is covered with dead branches and leaves, which has a high humus content, which is conducive to the growth of tea trees. No matter whether spring tea or autumn tea, they all have high freshness and unique floral aromas.

Origin: Fujian Province, China

Tea Varieties: Chinese Oolong Tea

Production time:2024

Weight: Each small square tea cake is around 8-10 grams

Tea shape: The dried tea leaves are tightly knotted; the brewed tea leaves are plump, soft, and shiny, with red edges appearing.

Tea aroma: natural orchid fragrance, sweet Osmanthus, brisk gardenia 

Tea soup:The tea soup is golden and clear in color, with a distinct orchid fragrance.

shui Hsien oolong

Taste: The taste is refreshing, mellow, and sweet, with lasting floral flavor and good throat rhyme. Wild mountain floral fragrances are totally in tea. 

Storage:clean, sealed, protected from sunlight, moisture and odor

Healthy benefits:

Zhangping Narcissus is a semi-fermented tea with a mild nature and is suitable for people with a hot constitution, weakness, and poor spirits.
This narcissus tea contains a large amount of tea polyphenols and vitamins. For office workers or people who face computers for a long time, it can relieve visual fatigue and replenish body moisture.
This tea is also suitable for people with indigestion and poor appetite.

 

Brewing method:

Hot brewing: 

Tea set selection: gaiwan (preferred) about 120-150ml
Recommended water temperature: around 100℃ just boiled water (212℉) 
Amount of tea in a gaiwan: one small piece of tea cake


First step:  Preheating your Gaiwan/teapot and rinse tea for 15s.  Now we start first infusion, as it's compressed tea cake, we need about 20s  to let tea stretch in gaiwan. Second infusion 20s. Third infusion 15-20s. Fouth infusion 15s. You can approriate adjust your steeping time deponding on your personal tatse. 

 

Cold brewing: 3-5g/800ml 4-6H in refrigerator

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