Backlogging from last week.
Thank you Bonnie for this tea!
Upon opening the package the smell was very jasmine, not overwhelmingly so, but it was close. It scared me because I didn’t think this was going to be any better than most other white jasmine teas I’ve tried. There was my problem, I assumed.
This tea dry smelled very strongly of jasmine, but when brewed it mellowed out significantly. The tea was wonderfully smooth and crisp. I got the lovely crispness and hay notes of Silver Needles and the jasmine was soft and smooth and light. It was amazing how powerful the jasmine smelled dried then mellowed out so much in taste. This is definitely one of the better jasmine scented white teas I’ve had. Thank you Bonnie for sending this one to me!