Have been rotating this in and out as my breakfast tea, occasionally blending it with others.
Low intensity warm aromas of cinnamon, star anise, sandalwood, roses and red berries.
Medium bodied with fine-grained tannins. Palate doesn’t quite live up to the aromas with a slight charred element and lingering astringency.
I tend not to scrutinise my teas too much in the morning. So long as it can stand up to a runny yolk, then I’m happy.
I usually infuse this in a tea ball, but for this tasting note, I used a gaiwan