2015 nan Jian 703 certified organic ripe puerh cake. From yunnan sourcing, review:
Dry leaf: musty, sweet.
Wet leaf: sweet, fermentation, musty.
1x long rinse in lower temp water from last sessions leftover water.
1x very short rinse with boiling water.
Light steep; I taste/smell: (smell) light
—> malt, chocolate, coffee. (Taste) light -→ earth, fermentation, malt, mushrooms, camphor, autumn leaf pile, chocolate.
Medium steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight → malt, chocolate. (Taste) light -→ chocolate, malt, coffee. Medium —→ earth, fermentation
Heavy steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight —> chocolate, floral (?), coffee. (Taste) medium -→ chocolate, roasted, earth, fermentation.
All in all, a conundrum of a tea yet amazing! Nice tea drunk, nice cha qi, nice flavours/aromas. i rate a 99/100.
For it’s price I suggest you try this tea, or even buy a cake :D
Where to buy: http://yunnansourcing.com/en/nan-jian-tea-factory/3735-2015-nan-jian-703-certified-organic-ripe-pu-erh-tea-cake-357-grams.html
Flavors: Autumn Leaf Pile, Camphor, Chocolate, Coffee, Earth, Malt, Mushrooms, Musty, Sweet