Gǔ Zhàng Máo Jiān Lǜ Chá, 古丈毛尖綠茶, Gu Zhang Mao Jian Green Tea
Spring, 2021; var. Bi Xiang Zao; Guzhang, Xiangxi AP, Hunan; bud and one leaf, Pan fired and hand rolled; high mountain, elev. unknown;
#TodaysTea, #今天的茶, #JīnTiāndeChá.
Infusion: 3g in 120ml for 20-30sec.@70-80deg. C
Dry Leaf Aroma:
Wet Leaf Aroma: vegetal, stewed broccoli/cauliflower stems, baked chestnut, & a sweet grass scent when cooler;
Liquor: pale yellow, with a faint, buttery scent;
Mouthfeel: viscous, creamy, smooth, mildly astringent;
Taste: mild, floral, meaty, creamy, luscious;
Opinion: My son went on a trip to Zhang Jia Zhe and brought me back a box of the locally produced tea.