“I bought 50 grams thinking “I love this so much that I have to savor it and prioritize my expensive Lishan.” I have drank this tea almost every day since I last reviewed it, and there is less than...” Read full tasting note
“This stuff is the bees knees – I took some tea to sample on holiday in Limousin, France for 2 weeks with no phone signal, let alone internet. And this one was my favourite. Medium-heavy roast Wuyi...” Read full tasting note
A lighter and more floral in aroma and taste Wuyi oolong with lingering fruit notes.
- Smooth texture
- Floral aroma and taste with lingering fruit notes
Harvest: Spring, April 28th 2016
Origin: Zhengyan, Wuyishan, Fujian, China
Sourced: Direct from the farmer
Cultivar: Qi Lan
Roast: Light to Medium
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This stuff is the bees knees – I took some tea to sample on holiday in Limousin, France for 2 weeks with no phone signal, let alone internet. And this one was my favourite.
Medium-heavy roast Wuyi goodness. I cannot describe the joy I have had drinking this – the smell & taste & huigans & pure relaxed chi that comes out of the first 5 steeps is something close to heaven. My notes are sparse but it created tasteual colour (yes thats the word) that bordered on magical, for me its the fact there is a Floral-fruity-something in there thats expertly interwoven with the roast that knocks it out of the park.
After that it disappears. Quickly. – and if this was expensive I would be disappointed (later it tastes like really cheap store oolong!)- but its not. Its like 20p/g and this actually added to my impression of it because I dont always want to drink an Oolong you need to dedicate a day or wallet to. So its just a quick sesh of brilliant wuyi.
‘5 steeps in heaven is better than no steeps in heaven’ As they say.