Mén Dǐng Huáng Yá Chá, Mending Yellow Bud Tea
#todaystea – 2020, Spring Equinox; var. Sichuan Xiao Ye Zhong, small leaf; Ya’an Mountain area, Mendingshan, Sichuan; single bud, hand roasted by Tea Master Lìu Wànchèng, yellow paper wrapped, yellow tea process; 1000m.
Dry leaf aroma: herbal, nutty, and hints of unscented white rice;
Wet leaf aroma: sweet, herbal;
Liquor: pale yellow with almost no scent;
Mouthfeel: viscous, syrupy, with a malty or honey-like, lingering sweet finish;
Taste: like the aroma, elusive, malty, with elusive nutty, rice notes, and retronasal touches of honeysuckle and lemon.