Wuyi Mao Xie, Fluffy Crab from Wuyi
This excellent oolong is produced according to traditional technology of long lasting heating on the charcoal. The raw material is leaves of south Fuijang tea sort Mao Xie (Fluffy Crab). This oolong was produced on medium fire and fermentation to accent the floral tones of the tea bucket.
The dry tea leaves are of medium and large size, lateral twisted and have vinous brawn color. There are a bit stems also. The aroma is warm, rich and spicy. The infusion is clear with light mustard tint. The bucket of brewed tea is bright, floral, spicy, with woody, honey and corny tones. The taste is smooth, oily, sweet with slight sour taste, mint freshness, and hot spicy. There is no astringency or bitterness in it. The aroma plays with many floral tints. The aftertaste is very long lasting.
Brew this tea with hot boiled water (95-100°С) in yixing tea pot for strong fermented oolongs or in thick-walled gaiwan. Take 4-5 grams of tea for 120 ml volume dish. Empty first infusion and brew for 8-10 seconds 3-4 times. After increase infusion time gradually till 2 minute and infuse another 5-6 times. This high qualified tea is original, bright and strong. It has heating, relaxing and meditative effect.