A heavy roasted oolong cake which has been rested for 2 years to let the roast mellow, it has a lingering mineral taste with the roast in the background, reminiscent of a good Da Hong Pao
Each cake is roughly 9g in weight.
The cake should improve with age and so is suitable for long term storage, although it's also great to drink now!
- Smooth texture
- Mineral plum taste with a background roast taste
Origin: JiuPengXi, Zhangping, Fujian, China
Produced: Spring 2017
Cultivar: Shui Xian
Roast: Heavy charcoal roast
Sourced: From a specialist aged Chinese tea wholesaler
- Heat water to roughly 100°C/212°F
- Use half or one cake per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 30 seconds
Packaging: Cakes are individually wrapped in paper, which are packaged in a foil bag