The dark, fragrant tea leaves of this Oolong were tightly compacted into a miniature cake. Before brewing, they smelled fruity and floral. Once brewed, the leaves smelled more chocolaty and sweetly smokey.
I brewed each cup for several seconds with great results.
The brewed tea had an amber-red color. Its aroma was similar to the dried leaves, only a bit milder. It tasted sweet, fruity, smokey, and floral.
The second brew was also smokey and sweet. This tea had all the attributes of a Wuyi Oolong.
I really liked this steeping. It was wonderful with fruit notes and sweetness with a chocolate-like finish.
I’ll save the other cake for aging to see how it changes in a couple of years.