What is Shui Xian Narcissus Wuyi?
Don’t confuse this Shui Xian Narcissus Wuyi Oolong with a Feng Huang Dan Cong Oolong, this Wuyi Oolong tea has a delicious floral aroma reminiscent of blooming Narcissus flowers. The tea bush Min Bei Shui Xian is originally from Jing Yang, South Wuyi which is not far from Wuyi Mountain. Shui Xian is a popular tea bush in Wuyi because it is hardy and produces large harvests. The true aroma and flavour of the Shui Xian Oolong can be enjoyed by new tea drinkers as it has not been charcoal roasted. It has a robust flavour and lingering aftertaste.
What is Wuyi Mountain Oolongs?
Wuyi Oolongs are from the Wuyi Mountain range in the prefecture of Nanping, northern Fujian province near the border with Jiangxi province, China. “Rock teas” or “Cliff teas” (yancha) are other names for this Oolong because of their terroir, their distinctive aromas, and flavours. The Wuyi Mountains area is acknowledged as the birthplace of Oolong production. Many famous Oolongs that are available on our website are produced in this area 8 Immortals and Da Hong Pao
How to enjoy your tea
Wuyi Oolongs are the perfect tea to drink with other tea friends or while you are enjoying some time out. However, a Wuyi Oolong will offer a number of different options for serving. This Oolong has a flavour that displays its versatility in and with food for a variety of social occasions. You can experiment with infusing the leaves in cream or milk for sweet pastries and chocolate. Pairing a Wuyi Oolong with a cheese and fruit platter for a family/friends dinner is another option to explore. While it is best to serve a Wuyi Oolong hot, you should try serving chilled for a robust hot afternoon beverage.
Location: Fujian Province
Tea Cultivar: Min Bei Shui Xian
Tea Master: Liu Guo Ying
Harvest Time: April-May
Teaware: 250ml glass, porcelain or yixing clay pot
Amount: 3 rounded teaspoons (2g) of tea leaves
Water: 100°C (boiling) filtered water
Infusion: First infusion at least 2 minutes
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