Vahdam Darjeeling Spring Black Tea, 大吉岭泉红茶. Dà Jí Lǐng Quán Hóng Chá
#TodaysTea, #今天的茶, Spring 2019; var. Assamica; single origin, Darjeeling, India; hand picked, blended black tea; elev. various.
Infusion: 2g in 180ml for 3-5min.@90-95deg. C
Liquor: pale brassy gold colour with mild citrus aroma;
Mouthfeel/Taste: prickling, tingling, drying, astringent, vague late sweetness, thin texture;
Flavour: orchid, grapefruit, hint of ginger, not particularly aromatic;
Opinion: a light, fresh, beguiling tea that is easy to drink and not think about. A solid background supporter that would love the company of a petit four.