Taiwan Milk Oolong
Spring, 2019; var. Jinxuan; Taiwan; leaf & stem, semi-ball rolled, oolong tea process;
Infusion: 3g in 150ml for 20sec.@95deg. C
Dry leaf aroma: sensationally aromatic, buttery/creamy, apricot, and honey melon;
Wet leaf aroma: biscuity, buttery, like a custard tart, with an apricot finish;
Liquor: pale yellow, with no noticeable aroma
Mouthfeel: thick, viscous, creamy, milky
Taste: fragrant, sweet, milky, retronasal hints of apricots, with coconut undertones.
When brewed stronger the tea is mildly bitter with lingering aftertaste of liquorice and almond. When it the cools, the lingering, morphs towards liquorice and coconut. All in all, a very pleasant, fragrant, and drinkable tea.