This tea embodies what I love about oolong.
First, the dry leaf is green, I mean, really green. Emerald City green.
Anticipation. A premiss of what is about to happen. Cause I just know it won’t disappoint.
The dry scent is floral and a little spicy.
I do a quick rinse to bring the leaves to life.
And boy to they come alive.
First steep and I already get tons of flavours. It’s as green as can be for oolong, vegetal and very floral.
Nice buttery and creamy mouthfeel going on, with a touch of spice. The finish is so fresh, like an evergreen breeze.
I did multiple infusions, and the later steeps lost that floral imprint in the mouth as more piney notes emerged.
And the leaves took so much room in my little gaiwan as they expanded, just beautiful!
Another amazing product from Eco Cha. All three oolongs I have purchased from them are fantastic.