Vahdam Maharaja Breakfast Black Tea, 王公早餐红茶, Wáng Gōng Zǎo Cān Hóng Chá
Spring 2019; var. Assamica; single origin, #Assam, India; hand picked, leaves and tips, blended black tea; elev. various. #TodaysTea, #今天的茶, Jīn Tiān De Chá.
Infusion: 2g in 180ml for 3-5min.@90-95deg. C
Liquor: deep amber to red colour with a mild malty aroma;
Mouthfeel/Taste: mouthwatering, spicy-peppery bite, mild sweet and tannic finish;
Flavour: malty, with hints of cinnamon and ginger, followed by a slightly earthy and vegetal aftertaste;
Opinion: This #Tea is a “Classic” #EnglishBreakfast style tea. It is robust and assertive in the cup, mildly and pleasantly aromatic. An all-round enjoyable tea.