8 Tasting Notes

100

Smooth and particularly well aged for a 3 year old pu-erh. The liquor is dark with no bitter tannins or after taste of earthiness. It is deep and strong without being overpowering to the palate. Excellent tea especially as a digestive aid.

Preparation
140 °F / 60 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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100

Smell: Sweet, honey, apricot flavor

Color: Light amber, color stays consistent with subsequent brews – 3 and 4

Taste: Floral and fruity

Body: Medium

Liquor: Light

Stay: Long, even and smooth stay

Leaf: Full, twisted, aged perfectly

Preparation
140 °F / 60 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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98

Smell: Spicy and sweet

Color: Auburn, shiny and clear

Taste: Long aftertaste of spiciness with mild floral note

Body: medium

Liquor: medium

Stay: Long but milder without astringency

Leaf: Fine tips, fermented and roasted

Preparation
140 °F / 60 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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98

Smells Spicy and sweet, with a shiny but clear auburn brew. The aftertaste is spicy with a mild floral note. Has a medium body, with a medium liquor. The stay is long without an astringency.
The leaves are fermented, roasted fine tips.
A smooth but bold tea.

Preparation
155 °F / 68 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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100

Clean, even stay with a overtones of light floral and green. Light body and fresh. High flavor and aroma reminiscent of mountainous mist.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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100

Light amber hue with and excellent even and full liquor. Perfectly aged and scented tea that had an extremely arousing scent.Clean and high tannin finish.

Preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 0 min, 45 sec

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100

Smoot, buttery, slightly thick, fresh, lingering and steady finish.

Preparation
Boiling 1 min, 0 sec

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Purveyors of fine teas, tisanes, spices, herbs, speciality condiments and fine artisan teaware
We provide fine Taiwanese teas, tisanes, artisan made teaware – which are one of a kind. Particularly the teapots are for utilitarian as well as collector’s pieces.
Our inventory deals with fresh harvests from the tea, spice and herb industries. All supplies are current harvests – so the present year’s stock is from the last year’s fall and present year’s spring harvests. Quantities available depend on the yield and quality of the harvest. Availability is on first come first serve basis. Our stock is always replenished for each season. Effects of weather, climate and care will greatly influence the crops each season.

The teaware on hand is mostly one of a kind – particularly the artisan teapots and the aged teapots. There are no duplicates unless otherwise indicated. Most of the artisan teapots are handmade, fired and crafted. Anomalies are not imperfections but the craftsman’s designs. Teaware and teapot designs are on a seasonal style and rarely are seen again for the next season.
They are essentially one of a kind for teaware, teapots, teas, spices and herbs for each season.

Location

USA -California and Texas

Website

http://www.teahorsecaravan.com/