The main note of this tea was the wet wood or wet storage note. There was also more fermentation flavor than you would expect for a 2000 tea. Not entirely sure who actually produced this tea. It is a CNNP 7262 blend from some tea factory. I wish I could say that this is a great tea but it is not. I gave this ten steeps and the note of wet storage never completely went away. I will have to store this nice an dry for six months and see if it improves. I couldn’t taste any of the notes people look for in a ripe tea. Never got past the wet storage.
I steeped this ten times in a 150ml gaiwan with 12.4g leaf and boiling water. I gave it a 10 second rinse and a 10 minute rest. I steeped it for 5 sec, 5 sec, 7 sec, 10 sec, 15 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec, 45 sec, and 1 min. If I had any desire to continue I’m sure I could get more out of the leaves. To be honest I don’t want to resteep this more.
Flavors: Earth, Wet Wood