Dancong, Oolong Tea, Today's Tea

Lǜ Sì Shí Pǐn (Lán Huā Xiāng) Fèng Huáng Dān Cóng Chá, 绿色食品(兰花香)凤凰单丛茶, Green Food (Orchid Fragrance) Feng Huang Dancong Tea

Spring, 2021; Chaozhou, Phoenix Mountain, Guangdong; young leaf, semi-oxidized oolong; 600m-1200m;
Infusion: 3g in 150ml for 30-35sec.@95deg. C

Dry Leaf Aroma: pungent, sharp, spiced biscuit/cookie, floral, meaty;
Wet Leaf Aroma: aromatic, nutmeg/mace, dried orange peel;
Liquor: bright light brown colour, with a nutty, honey aroma;
Mouthfeel: thin to moderately viscous, fresh, stimulating, mildly biting, mildly astringent;
Taste: mace, honey, slightly medicinal, earthy, mineral-like, retronasal orchid, and v. late fruity notes, with a lingering sweet, fresh, and floral bitterness.

Opinion: Tea reflects what we bring to it, and this tea particularly so. It it’s complex and robust, it gets up in your face and says, Here I am, are you ready? Despite its abrupt complexity it is a really pleasant, contemplative tea worth getting to know.

*** Tea provided by Jiyunxiang Tea Co.