Xue Shui Yun Lü Cha , Snow Water Cloud Green Needle Tea
#todaystea – Spring, 2020, pre-Ming; var. Snow Cloud Green; Sanyuan Village, Hecun, Tonglu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang; bud only, hand processed; 75-150 meters.
Infusion: 3g in 150 ml for 20 sec.@85 deg. C
Dry leaf aroma: dusty, with hints of melon, and lychee;
Wet leaf aroma: buttery, vegetal, baby corn;
Liquor: pale yellow colour, with almost no discernible aroma;
Mouthfeel: thick, viscous, oily, with lingering fresh, spicy, tingling, astringency;
Taste: bitter melon, with a mouthwatering sweet finish.