Shui jin gui

Other namesGolden water turtle, 水金龜
OriginMount Wuyi, Fujian Province, China

Quick descriptionLighter Wuyi tea

Chinese name
Simplified Chinese水金龟
Traditional Chinese水金龜
A map of China with Fujian province highlighted
Shui Jin Gui tea is grown in Fujian province, China.

Shui Jin Gui is a Wuyi oolong tea from Mount Wuyi, Fujian, China. Its name literally means 'golden water turtle'.[1] The tea produces a bright green color when steeped and is much greener than most other Wuyi oolong teas. It is one of the Si Da Ming Cong, the four famous teas of Wuyi.[2]


  1. ^ Shui Jin Gui
  2. ^ The Way of Tea, Lam Kam Cheun, et al. (2002). Gaia Books. ISBN 1-85675-143-0.