This was an amazing golden monkey. Too bad I can’t figure out if it’s on their website or not =( =( (it was a free sample!)
Bai Lin Gong Fu
Season : Spring 2009
Grade : AAA
Weight : 100gr/3.53oz
Origine : Bai Lin, Hu Lin town, Tai Mu Mountain, Fu Ding County, Fujian Province.
Plantation attitude : 500 ~ 800 meters above sea level.
Plantation varietals : Fu Ding Da Bai Cha variety.
Dry leaves appearance : The tea is made by using only tender buds which are shaped into tight and elegant stripes. The leaves contains large amount of fine orangish-yellow hairs hence its nickname – Ju Hong (clementine red).
Fragrance : A pleasant fresh and refreshing “Hao Xiang (bud’s aroma)” is offered by the dry leaves. It smells creamy and sweet with a touch of chocolate.
Liquor : The clear liquor has a bright red color with a thick and smooth texture.
Taste : The liquor is thick with a “greasy” feeling in the mouth. The sweet soup offers a creamy and pleasant floral flavor that is companied along with a soft chocolate note along with each brew.