2018 Spring “LAO CONG SHUI XIAN “Old Bush Light-Medium Roasted Special Grade Wuyi Yancha Oolong

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Description

Tea Name:

ShuiXian is the tea name which means Narcissus.

Tea Tree:

LaoCong written as 老枞 which means old bush ages from 70- 80 years.

(When we compare it with puerh tea tree, 80 years can just be counted as organic tree or near big tree. Old tree should be at least above hundred year)

Picking:

2018 year spring.

Level of Roast:

Last roasted on 13th, Sep.  2018 year.

Light-Medium level.

*Medium level roasted tea will be updated around 3-4 months later using this lightly roasted tea.

*Heavy level roasted tea will be updated around at the end of this year using medium level roasted tea.

Detailed review is in the most below

 

BOKURYO 2018 Spring LaoCong ShuiXian Old Tree Super Grade WuYi YanCha Oolong

BOKURYO 2018 Spring LaoCong ShuiXian Old Tree Super Grade WuYi YanCha Oolong

BOKURYO 2018 Spring LaoCong ShuiXian Old Tree Super Grade WuYi YanCha Oolong

BOKURYO 2018 Spring LaoCong ShuiXian Old Tree Super Grade WuYi YanCha Oolong

BOKURYO 2018 Spring LaoCong ShuiXian Old Tree Super Grade WuYi YanCha Oolong

BOKURYO 2018 Spring LaoCong ShuiXian Old Tree Super Grade WuYi YanCha Oolong

Though a heavy rain day, because I am under the path of Typhoon Ewiniar, but when I take this tea out, there is amazing fragrance, thick and natural mixed with flavor uniquely appears on charcoal roasted tea.

LaoCong written as 老枞 which means old tree. Ages of these trees are around 70 years old. The length of tea threads are not so extraordinary along with other factors of appearance. But the aroma from dry leaf is something special.

Tea liquid has obvious viscousness and richness. Sweetness from aftertaste comes fast with momentum. Tea flavor spreads in whole mouth and deep into throat and surrounding teeth.

Spicy feeling is minor even you may ignore it. But when sniff the brewed tea leaves, you can feel it easily.

After some infusions, tea leaves opened widely and there comes out more greenish color with dark red or brown edges surrounded.

Most tea leaves are thick and soft.

Brewing way:

5g tea materials

70ml GaiWan with full capacity of 120ml

Filtered running water

97 Celsius degrees to Boiling water

1st to 4th infusions were almost poured out soon after put into hot water. From 5th, time length began to be extended with 3-4s on each steep.

 

 

 

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1 review for 2018 Spring “LAO CONG SHUI XIAN “Old Bush Light-Medium Roasted Special Grade Wuyi Yancha Oolong

  1. Neil Miller

    Beautiful leaves, maybe the nicest hand-rolled oolong leaves I’ve yet seen. I got a strong flush of heat with the second cup, which gave way to coolness on the third and fourth cups. I’m not used to experiencing such dramatic ChaQi with oolongs. Mild roasted flavors, nicely balanced minerality, and a long sweet finish, like rock candy. The lingering sweetness plays across my front teeth, rather than in the back of the mouth of throat. A lovely tea. 5 grams leaf brewed in a 70 ml ceramic gaiwan, with 95-100C water.

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