Toasted, with tobacco aromas and plum flavor
is one of the most exclusive varieties of Shui Xian Oolong tea, as it is a collection of trees that are more than 15 years old. That is why it is a unique and very particular tea. Don’t forget to find out!
Within the Oolong style, multiple variants have their specific characteristics. One of them is called Shui Xian Oolong tea, native to the area of Wuyi (China) and has some very particular issues that you will like to know. Don’t miss this great variety!
How do you get it?
It from plants that are not less than 15 years old and can reach up to 100 years old. So, all this “wisdom” that has the tree in the final infusion. But here is not the thing, because many times it is aged for up to 20 years, being toasted from now on, considerably increasing its flavor.
What aroma and taste characteristics do you have?
Despite the aging, it is a tea that has a somewhat toasted flavor, but that reflects an infusion that does not become completely dark. Feel slightly smoked aromas and remind a little of good tobacco.
How do you prepare?
With the water at about 80-85 ° degrees and with about three minutes of rest. You can get a second round of the kettle without any problem, giving an infusion something paler, but equally enjoyable. The most important thing is never to boil or leave it too long before serving.
What time of day does it serve?
Although it is a Phoenix Dan Cong Guang Dong Oolong Tea that has undergone toasting processes, it is of gentle aromas and subtle flavors. For that reason, it can go well at any time of the day. But the price may not allow it to daily: The 50 grams range from $15 to $25. And from there up, because the more years of stale, the more expensive. Anyway, it is a good option for when you want something been unique.