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.
- Smooth texture
- Sweet floral honeyed taste
Origin: Nanyang village, Zhangping, Fujian, China
Produced: Spring 2019
Cultivar: Shui Xian
Sourced: From a specialist Fujian wholesaler
- 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