Zhangping Shuixian is one of the most distinctive and inebriating teas, and the only traditionally pressed wulong in China.
To make this beautiful square-shaped tea, pickers select only the strongest leaves from Shuixian cultivar, which are able to withstand the pressing process. After picking, the leaves are shaken in bamboo baskets to activate a light oxidation that turns the tips red and gives a traditional floral aroma. The leaves are then pressed using a wooden utensil that shapes them into a square, tightly wrapped in a candid paper sheet. During the infusion, the tightly rolled leaves are put together in the teapot, without breaking the shape. After touching boiling water, the leaves start to open like a blooming flower, releasing the most intense and inebriating floral bouquet.
The air is immediately filled with a floral fragrance that ranges from elegant orchids to narcissus, magnolia, and gardenia. The aroma has great elegance and surprising sweetness, creamy, and long-lasting.
Each box contains 6 pieces of 10 gr. each, for a total of 60 grams.
Origin: Zhangping, Fujian Flush: Spring 2020 Storage: Avoid heat, light, and moisture
EASTERN BREWING Tea/Water Ratio: 1 portion for each teapot Rinse:before starting the infusion, rinse the leaves with a very fast washing in order to let them rehydrate and release a more intense brew. Gently cover the leaves with boiling water and pour it after a few seconds. Brewing time: Begin with a 20-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. Water temperature: 100° C Number of brews: 10-12
WESTERN BREWING Tea/Water Ratio: 1 portion for each teapot Water Temperature:100°C Brewing time:3-4 minutes
COLD BREW Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing:put the tea leaves in room temperature water and steep for 7-8 hours. Filter the liquor and drink within 24 hours.
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
Our constantly updated offer includes all tea categories: white, green, yellow, dark (fermented heicha), and wulong.
Free shipment in Continental Europe for orders above 69€, in the rest of the world 99€/120USD. In China free shipment above 39 USD.
For all European countries and America we ship through our distributor located in Italy, while for Asia, Oceania and African countries we use our logistic center located in China.
Within the European Union the shipping time is between 1-5 days, while for Extra-UE shipment the delivery time varies between 5 and 12 days. For European countries there is no custom-clearance procedure; for all the other shipments we accompany the package with all the necessary papers to ensure the fastest process possible.
In Europe and US we ship through TNT Express courier or UPS; For shipments in Italy, you can select a TNT point where to collect your package, while for shipments in the US you can choose a UPS point. In Asia we use EMS.
Eastern Leaves’s Guarantee We guarantee the product will arrive securely as well as beautifully packed. While very rare, breakage in shipping can happen. In the unlikely event of breakage please contact us and we will replace the defected item with no additional charge. Please email email@example.com to arrange for a replacement or return.
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