Keep Moving Forward… 08.09.10

Bái Háo Yín Zhēn, 白毫銀針, Baihao Silver Needle Tea

#TodaysTea. 2018 Autumn(???); var. Dabai; Pingqiao Village, Chengbei, Shuangcheng, Zherong, Ningde, Fujian; bud only, white tea process.

Dry leaf aroma is pleasant, fragrant, peach, pear, lychee, and melon.
Wet leaf aroma is noticeably acrid.
Liquor is pale pear in colour and has a slight but pleasant scent.
Smooth creamy mouthfeel with a peppery bite and drying astringent finish in the throat.
Mild taste with very faint hint of lychee, nashi pear and late, subtle hints of wood ash.
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I’ve reorganised my tea collection and I plan to work through all the teas on my shelf. I will proceed through White, Yellow, Green, Oolong, Smoked, Black/Red, and Cake Teas. After this, I might review the herbals/florals that I also have, but of which I’m not particularly a fan. Please enjoy.

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