Black Tea, Chuanhong, Today's Tea

Huáng Jīn Bái Lù (Chuān Hóng Chá), 黄金白露(川红茶), Golden White Dew (Chuanhong Tea)

Chuan Hong Black Tea; C.sinensis var. zaobaijian; Spring (before Qingming) & Autumn (after Bailu), 2020; Xingshi Tea Co., Ltd., Julian County, Yibin City, Sichuan Province. 800-1200m; fine, single buds; blend of late Autumn tea with some early spring tea, Chuanhong black tea process. #TodaysTea#今天的茶#JīnTiāndeChá#Tea#茶#Chá.

Small golden brown buds, some with darker/black ends with biscuit, chocolate, caramel, dark stone fruit, white peach aroma.
The wet leaves are a uniform, vibrant, brown colour, with acotton candy, light caramel, slightly acrid (like wood-smoke tar) aroma with hints of rose.

4g of dry leaf (1 sachet) was infused in 100ml of water for 20sec. @90-95deg. C producing a brewed tea liquor that is copper-red in colour with a soft, sweet, malty, rose, aroma and transient fruitiness. in the mouth it is thick, creamy, mildly astringent, and sweet, whilst the taste is sweet, malty, like milk chocolate, with a rose-like floral scent lingering in the cup.