Fèng Huáng Shān (Mì Lán Xiāng: Fēng Mì Tián Weì) Wū Lóng Chá, 凤凰山 (蜜兰香:蜂蜜甜味) 乌龙茶, Phoenix Mountain (Honey Orchid Fragrance: Honey Sweet) Oolong Tea
C. sinensis var. Honey Orchid; Wudong, Fenghuang, Chaozhou, Guangdong, 1000m; Spring, 2021, 300 y.o. trees, organic, hand picked, manual oolong process; #TodaysTea, #今天的茶, #JīnTiāndeChá, #Tea, #茶, #Chá.
The dry leaves are deep, dark brown, twisted leaves with a mild, sweet, honeyish aroma. The wet leaves area uniform brown colour and have an intense aromatic, spicy, peppery, orchid, and peach-like scent.
3g of dry leaves were infused in 150ml of water for 50 sec.@95deg. C., producing a brewed tea liquor that is pale yellow in colour with a mild, spicy scent. In the mouth it has a moderate thickness, peppery, mouth watering impact with a somewhat astringent finish and distinct lingering minerality and earthiness. It’s taste is floral, fruity, with by a notable retronasal sweet spiciness, and a sweet honeyed finish.