Yuè Guāng Měi Rén, 月光美人, Moonlight Beauty
Spring, 2019; var. jingu big white leaf; Autumn Tower in Erjinggu, Yunnan; 1 bud and leaf, dark withered, micro-fermentation process, loose leaf; elev. unknown. Today’s Tea, 今天的茶, Jīn Tiān De Chá.
Infusion: 3g in 150ml for 15-20sec.@85-95deg. C
Dry leaf aroma: sweet, fragrant, kinda like candies fruits or boiled lollies;
Wet leaf aroma: spicy, peppery, vegetal, black cardamom;
Liquor: very pale yellow colour, with a vaguely citrus peel aroma;
Mouthfeel/Taste: creamy, syrupy, mildly tingling and spicy, sweet;
Flavour: sweet, honeysuckle, bright, vibrant, light, hinting of sweet stone fruits;
Opinion: A large leaf, white Tea that is lovely in the cup. The dry leaves are a beautiful two tone color, with long pale, tender buds, which take on mixed forest colors when wet. I would definitely recommend seeking this tea out. It does not disappoint!