A new higher grade of Zhangping cake we found from Dong Fang Tea Factory, it has an even more pronounced floral taste with a zestier quality to it with notes of oranges and apricots in the lingering finish coupled with a gentle nuttiness.
Zhangping Shui Xian is the only oolong tea which has traditionally been pressed into a cake, a practice which dates back for well over a century.
Each cake is roughly 7.5g in weight and comes in its own individual packet.
- Smooth texture
- Strong floral aroma and taste
- Notes of orange and apricot
Harvest: Spring, May 2017
Origin: Zhangping, Fujian, China
Cultivar: Shui Xian
Sourced: Direct from a factory which specialises only in lightly roasted Zhangping cakes
- Heat water to roughly 95°C/203°F
- Use half a cake per cup/small teapot or one cake for a large teapot.
- Brew for 60-90 seconds
Packaging: Singe cake vacuum sealed packet