I nearly tasted all of the Lincang samples and this buddy here is by far the most similar to green tea. In some ways a fine mix between a very fresh young Sencha (Shincha) and a fresh Taiping Houkui! The vegetal note of artichokes and Brussel sprouts plus a fine citrus peppery touch to it is quite nice but does not indicate much to be a raw Sheng!
Don’t get me wrong – this fine tea is definitely highly enjoyable but in this case I also need to compare it to the other fellows I already tested – and in comparison this one isn’t my absolute favorite! The aftertaste is also a lovely part of its composition and in some way mouthwatering which is normally the case in the beginning as in the echo but this is a very unique and also an enjoyable aspect of this raw fellow. Within this aftertaste you finally can also taste the fruity aspects of pear skin, grape skin all with a bit of fruit pulp to it but more within its skin! There is also a stronger mineral stony aspect to it which feels like if you take fresh spring water and add some river stones to it.
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