5 Tasting Notes
The taste is surprisingly rich. There’s smokiness alongside with some earthy tones.
It’s not sweet but not bitter either; kinda bittersweet.
The mouthfeel is rather thick and slightly velvety.
The aftertaste is not long yet left a nice refreshing rather sour taste in the mouth.
Flavors: Earth, Smoke, Vegetal
The taste…wonderful! You can never go wrong with a decent Sun Moon Lake Black tea. It’s rich and a delight for tea-thirsty mouths.
It’s sweet with a slight astringency but nothing that bothers you. Very well balanced!
If you like cinnamon flavored black teas, this tea has it naturally. And a quite intense one. I loved it!
It offers fruity tones as well. It’s hard to pinpoint but I get a mostly citrusy taste.
The mouthfeel is slightly thick and velvety.
The aftertaste is quite persistent, particularly the cinnamon taste, and refreshing. It left a nice trail of spicy and fruity flavor both in my throat and mouth.
Flavors: Cinnamon, Mint, Sweet
Dry leaves are composed of tightly rolled rather dark green leaves. They have a nutty, roasted smell. The liquor has a color of the orangish yellow liquor with great clarity. The taste has nutty and fruity tones. The mouthfeel is slightly thick and velvety. It’s got honey-like sweetness with almost no astringency. The aftertaste was quite persistent and left a nice refreshing feeling in the mouth.
Flavors: Honey, Nutty, Roasted
It cupped out light green liquor with great clarity. The taste is quite floral and light which is quite expected of any nice quality High Mountain Oolongs. It’s quite sweet and has a mellow mouthfeel. The aftertaste was long enough to leave a nice refreshing floral touch in the mouth.
Flavors: Floral, Fruity
It’s unexpectedly sweet and smooth with no astringency at all. Mouthfeel is mildly thick and velvety. It has got a tad touch of a grassy taste alongside with some floral tones in the background.
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