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Shan Ye Cha Zhuang

Recent Tasting Notes

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Sweet and a little tart with the definite flavor of blackberries. I liked the smooth earthy aroma and I may have sensed black cherries in there as well. Rewardingly mellow lingering taste that fades into a lightness. In fact, there’s potential to be too light with this tea.

The first few infusions I tried at 15 seconds or so, and they were good, but fairly light and generic shou puer. Afterward I gave it a good soak and found the richness I remember from tasting this tea in the shop in Lijiang. Some nice big leaves in there too.

This bing is 400g, so I should be drinking this one for some time.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 1 min, 0 sec

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