I think it might be time for me to face the fact I can’t pick up on notes like other tea tasters :( I tried though. This is my last tea from the order I got from What-cha last year. Black teas are my favorite of all the tea varieties. This one was OK. I liked it well enough, I don’t pick up on the notes…it just tastes like black tea to me. Get’s pretty astringent quickly if you brew too much too quickly. It was OK..by the time I got the the bottom of the tea I was ready to move onto something different. I wish I could taste all the notes everyone else gets, I’ll keep trying. I really like What-Cha tho, quick shipping and great customer service.