Fèng Huáng Yā ShǐXiāng Wū Lóng Chá, 凤凰鸭屎香乌龙茶, Phoenix Duck Shit Fragrance Oolong Tea
Spring, 2017; var. yashixiang; Lingtou, Fubin, Raoping; Chaozhou, Guangdong; leaves only, no buds (xiao cai mian, small opening), dancong, nongxiang roast, oolong; 1400m; #TodaysTea, #今天的茶, #JīnTiāndeChá, #TeaDay.
Infusion: 3g in 150ml for 10-15sec.@90deg. C
Dry leaf aroma: scantily pungent, stone fruit, black dates, raisins, taunting hints of wood smoke, aromatic;
Wet leaf aroma: fragrant, aromatic, spicy, long pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, dried apricot,;
Liquor: orange-tan colour, the aroma is elusive, fruity, spicy, a touch of jasmine, late elusive hints of coal tar after drinking;
Mouthfeel: buttery/creamy, peppery, mildly astringent, prickly ash;
Taste: delicate, xmas biscuit, sweet;
Opinion: Today is #InternationalTeaDay. This is a pleasant, spicy, aromatic tea, with an interesting and entertaining name, and drinks very well.