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Fenghuang Dancong Shimen Oolong Tea, 凤凰单丛茶, 輋门

#TodaysTea – Spring 2020; var. Fenhuang Dancong; #PhoenixMountain, Shantou, Guangdong; Single leaf, oolong; 1498 m.

Infusion: 3g in 150ml for 20-30sec.@95deg. C

Dry leaf aroma: fragrant, aromatic, chocolate, tangerine, and sweet spice;
Wet leaf aroma: spicy, wonderfully aromatic, slightly fruity and floral;
Liquor: pale apple-cinnamon color, with hints of apples and pear;
Mouthfeel: viscous, syrupy, fresh peppery tingle, refreshing;
Taste: cinnamon, dried tangerine peal, hints of long pepper in the back of the throat, and lingering retronasal hints of peach;

Opinion: An outstanding tea that would pair well with semisweet cakes, tarts, and pastries with afternoon tea, or xmas brunch.

Today is the Chinese National Day, to all my Chinese friends, enjoy the Mid-Autumn Festival, Golden Week, and have a great day.

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