I got the 2008 on sale for less than three dollars for 50 grams.
The dry leaf is pretty with lots of green mixed with much darker leaf. When steeped, the liquor was a deep gold color. The aroma was very floral with heavy toasty notes. The flavor was: smooth, deep, rich, earthy, with a slight sweetness and roasty toasty goodness. A lingering slightly tart fruitiness. I infused this many times. At the end the flavor was not as strong, but still very good.
I loved this tea. I am just now delving into the world of oolong, so haven’t much to compare it to, but it was just really satisfying. I don’t know what it tasted like in 2008, but it’s still tasty…especially at the current sale price.