Yǒu Jī Leí Kòu Chái (Lán Huā Xiāng) Fèng Huáng Dān Cóng Chá, 有机雷扣柴(兰花香)凤凰单丛茶, Organic Lei Kou Chai (Orchid Fragrance) Feng Huang Dancong Tea
Spring, 2021; var. ; Chaozhou, Phoenix Mountain, Guangdong; young leaf, semi-oxidized oolong; 600m-1200m; #TodaysTea, #今天的茶, #JīnTiāndeChá.
Infusion: 3g in 150ml for 30-35sec.@95deg. C
Dry Leaf Aroma: dates, cherry, biscuit;
Wet Leaf Aroma: aromatic, cinnamon, floral, orchid;
Liquor: dull yellow colour, with fliral honey scent;
Mouthfeel: creamy, stimulating, a touch of mineralaity in later infusions;
Taste: peppery, fresh, sweet finish, with honeysuckle and orange retronasal hints;
Opinion: Lei Kou Chai, or Lightning Struck Tea Tree tea. Apparently lightning struck the tree in the 70’s which changed the taste compared with other Dancongs. This tea has a mild, lingering taste and aroma which is pleasant.
*** Tea provided by Jiyunxiang Tea Co.,