The 2019 Da Xue Shan from Terre de Ciel is a super sweet and fruity wild sheng puerh. It has some minerality to it and there is a long-lasting aftertaste.
The 2018 Pasha Gushu from Teamania is a delicious young sheng puerh. It was almost as if I was drinking champagne. Sweet and fruity with a sour twist.
The 2007 Mengku Raw Puerh from Yee On Tea is a balanced puerh with an impressive aftertaste. Strawberry tobacco with sweet summer fruits in the aftertaste.
The 2020 Jin Jun Mei from Characteas finds a nice balance between price and quality. Sweet lychee with a dark sugar undertone and citrus towards the end.
The Premium Lapsang Souchong from Hey China is a delicate but fruity tea. It offers an explosion of fruits and a dark sweetness beneath the surface.
The Bei Dou Yi Hao from Teasenz was a lightly roasted yancha with a fruity twist. There was also a hint of caramelised sugar in some infusions.
The 2006 Liming TF Ba Jiao Ting Tuocha is a tea with subtle differences and slight nuances between each infusion. It was a subtle brew that seems perfect to relax with.
Mei Leaf’s Little Tong Mu is a Lapsang Souchong from Tong Mu village. My final session with this tea was fruity, floral and even a bit sweet.
The TdC NAKA 2012 is a sheng puerh that has potential for future ageing. It starts out fresh and vegetal, but changes into a sweet and fruity brew.
A subtle Taiwanese green tea made from the Qing Xin Gan Zi cultivar. This results in an interesting combination of sweetness, roasted nuts and green flavours.
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I received a Ya Shi Xiang sample from Wudong Tea and did a proper tea tasting. Did not get what I was expecting but I got something better instead!