“Chaozhou Lao Shuixan” (“Aged Narcissus from Chaozhou”). Shuixan is an old name for authentic tea plants that grow wild in Fenghuangshan Mountains.
In appearance: large, brown flagella of twisted leaves with thin cuttings. The fragrance is intensive, spicy-floral. The liquor is transparent, with a mahogany shade, turns yellow during steeping.
The bouquet of ready-made tea is multifaceted and vivid, spicy-floral, with notes of spices, wood resins, baked fruits, cocoa beans and ripe cherries. The aroma is high and warm, spicy-floral. The taste is full-bodied and sweet, a bit spicy, with a fine woody tartness and berry sourness, transforming into the lingering finish.
Brew tea with hot water (85-95°С) in a porcelain gaiwan or in a teapot of porous clay. The proportion is 3-4 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 5-7 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 1 second), increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can repeat this method up to 10 times.
“Chaozhou Lao Shuixan” is a great choice for a gonfucha style tea party.