Black Tea, Today's Tea

Xiǎo Jīn Sī Hóng Chá, 小金丝红茶, Small Golden Silk Threads Black Tea

Spring, 2019; var. Yunnan Big Leaf; Fengqing, Yunnan; buds only, fire baked; 1600-1900m.
#TodaysTea#今天的茶, Jīn Tiān De Chá.

Infusion: 3g in 150ml for 20sec.@90deg. C

Dry leaf aroma: apricot and citrus;
Wet leaf aroma: dark, murky, vegetal;
Liquor: golden amber colour with vaguely musty aroma;
Mouthfeel/Taste: light body, tingling, mouthwatering, sweet finish;
Flavour: orange citrus, ginger, spicy, hint of cinnamon, vague honey finish;

Opinion: Light pleasantly aromatic tea with a spicy character and tiny, dry buds have a delightful, enticing, fruity aroma.