This tea is coursing through my veins at the moment which frankly may become an issue as I need to cycle to work in a bit. The coating in my mouth is generous, and appears to not have any immediate plans to dissipate. My temperature is elevated, my palms are sweaty, my head is… well, it’s really rather blissed out at the moment. I want to stay with this tea all day right now. My furry drinking companion is looking at me in the oddest fashion. She may be wondering why I look so oddly contented. :) Happy.
1993 Menghai 7542
This is a nicely aging example of the classic and highly sought after 7542 recipe produced by Menghai tea factory. The storage for this, in my opinion, has been perfect – humid enough that there is no astringency remaining in the tea, but dry enough that it retains a vibrancy in the mouth and complex flavour profile.
For me, this is a real joy to drink.