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China Fujian Zhangping Shui Xian Black Tea Cake

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A very smooth sweet tasting black tea, with a gentle floral honey taste and no astringency or bitterness.

Zhangping Shui Xian is the only oolong tea which has traditionally been pressed into a cake, this cake is a modern twist on an old classic by pressing the Shui Xian as a black tea rather than an oolong.

Each cake is roughly 6g in weight.

Tasting Notes:
- Smooth texture
- Sweet floral honeyed taste

Origin: Nanyang village, Zhangping, Fujian, China
Produced: Spring 2019
Cultivar: Shui Xian
Sourced: From a specialist Fujian wholesaler

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use half a cake per cup/small teapot or one cake for a large teapot
- Brew for 15-30 seconds

Packaging: Cakes are individually wrapped in paper, which are packaged in a foil bag


Type: Black Tea