Smooth and full sheng pu-erh, well-balanced with some fruity and some smokey notes. Not very refined or complex but really enjoyable.
“Smooth and full sheng pu-erh, well-balanced with some fruity and some smokey notes. Not very refined or complex but really enjoyable.” Read full tasting note
“This is a pretty solid ripe. Not the most fancy, but it has some nice flavor to it. There is some pleasant bitterness to it, so I think it will age well.” Read full tasting note
“Not my cup of tea, tasteless even with different brewing styles.” Read full tasting note
“this tea has some qualities of a sheng,however it reminds me of a green tea. i shall buy this tea again in a few...” Read full tasting note
This is a blend of 2016 Spring and Autumn teas from Lincang area. Naturally growing plantation bushes from three villages (Bang Dong, Xiao Hu Dai and Da Xue Shan) were used and the tea has been tested for 191 pesticides and passed with a perfect score.
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this tea has some qualities of a sheng,however it reminds me of a green tea. i shall buy this tea again in a few years.
Sitting down a second time with this tea has been very telling. I believe I may have been over-excited at brewing this tea with my new yixing teapot that I didn’t take enough time to calmly analyze it. The overwhelming flavor of this tea was smoke and bitterness. Unfortunately the bitterness masked any other discernable flavors, and lingered a for a while after drinking. The liquor has a mildly smoky aroma which was pleasant, but the was not as enjoyable while drinking. Maybe this tea will improve with age?
Flavors: Bitter, Smoke