Black Tea, Scented Tea, Today's Tea

Vahdam Earl Grey Citrus Black Tea, 伯爵灰柑橘红茶, Bó Júe Hūe Gān Jiù Hóng Chá

#TodaysTea#今天的茶, Spring 2019; var. Assamica; single origin from Darjeeling, Assam, Nilgiri, Kangra, or Sikkim, India; hand picked, blended black tea with 2% bergamot oil extract; elev. various.

Infusion: 2g in 180ml for 3-5min.@90-95deg. C

Liquor: brassy orange-red colour with distinct and fragrant aroma;
Mouthfeel/Taste: slightly viscous, vague peppery tingle, that builds with subsequent sips, mild bitterness and astringency;
Flavour: aromatic, fragrant hints of bitter orange or grapefruit, floral;

Opinion: I’ve never been a fan of #EarlGreyTea, and bought this tea to help calibrate my palate for this specific flavor and aroma, which can present itself in some #Wuyi Rock teas. I am pleasantly surprised. I actually like and enjoy this particular Tea blend.