I received this tea packet around my Birthday last month and saved it for a special occasion.
I prepared the tea in my Gaiwan.
Rinsed the leaves quickly two times.
The perfume from the wet leaves was one of those rare experiences.
Powdery, sweet, very floral…carnation and orchid with honeysuckle
but not funeral flowers…not nauseating floral overload.
This was the best floral scent in the World! Love and life smells like this! It was breathtaking! If you were walking on the outskirts of heaven barefoot, the scent that would rise up would be this scent…I’m certain.
I took a sip of tea and the aroma was so wrapped up in the flavor that they were the same. Floral, incense, sweet and smooth with a little buttery mouth-feel.
No astringency, no dryness. No acidity or vegital flavor.
Incredible Tea! Hot, warm, cold…the same. Gorgeous.
Thank you for this tea which has made this 40th Birthday celebration of my daughter Annalisa even more memorable.
Here’s a picture I took on the way home today of some Snow Geese on the frozen part of a small lake in Central Park. THOUSANDS come through here every year!!!