«Chaozhou Shui Xian» («Narcissus from Chaozhou») is made by traditional Chao Cha technology from Chaozhou Shui Xian variety, grown in Meizhou County.
In appearance: small, brown spirals of twisted tips and its fragments. The fragrance is deep, spicy-biscuit. The liquor is transparent, with a shade of white grapes and a pinkish tint, yellowing in the process of brewing.
The bouquet of the brewed tea is bright and multifaceted, fruity-spicy, with biscuit, woody, berry, and balsamic notes. The fragrance is warm, fruity-spicy. The taste is juicy and full-bodied, silky, a bit astringent, sweetish, with a refined woody tartness, berry sourness, and a lingering finish.
Brew tea with hot water (80-90°С) in a porcelain gaiwan or in a teapot of porous clay. The proportion is 3-4 g per 100 ml (the tea is very strong, so for the first time take a little it less than usual). The time of the first steeping is about 5 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 9-10 times.
«Chaozhou Shui Xian» is a great choice for everyday tea drinking, combining the brightness of Chaozhou oolong with the softness of Meizhou Chao Cha.