Dark Tea, Today's Tea

Guā Fēng Zhài (Pǔ’ěr Chá Shēng Chá), 刮风寨(普洱茶生茶), Guafeng Village Sheng #Puer Tea

Summer, 2020; var. qimao(big leaf); Guafeng Village, Yieu, Xishuanbanna, Yunnan; sun dried mao cha, raw pu’er process, pressed cake; elev. unknown; #TodaysTea#今天的茶, Jīn Tiān De Chá.

Infusion: 5g in 110ml for 20-30sec.@90-95deg. C

Dry leaf aroma: lemon, tangerine, pomelo;
Wet leaf aroma: prunes, hint of something metallic like a machine shop;
Liquor: pale yellow, with vague white peach aroma;
Mouthfeel/Taste: thick, syrupy, creamy, smooth, mildly tingling, some sweetness and mild astringency in the aftertaste, and watery finish;
Flavour: tangerine, ginger, honey, floral peppery notes with retronasal orchid hints.