The 2019 Berlin Flows Ailao Gushu from Xian Tea is really sweet with dominant notes of red summer fruits. This went on long into the aftertaste.
The 2008 Simplified Word sheng is really fruity with pleasant notes of incense at the start. This slowly evolves into dark berries towards the end.
The 2013 Ban Zhang Old Arbor from Yee On Tea is a tea with an intense smokiness. The early infusions were dominated by this, while the later ones were fruitier.
The 2011 LTC Yong De Da Ye from Vin-Satori is a tea that goes the distance. It’s like taking a walk through a dense forest in late autumn.
The 2018 Sunsing Shangri-La from ANMO is a really complex tea. It went from an aged flavour profile to sweet and fruity in the same infusion.
The 2007 Yiwu Jing Long from ANMO is a comforting and cosy tea. It feels like a blanket over your shoulders next to the fireplace on a rainy day.
The 1999 Second Millennium Sun Withered Raw Puerh from Yee On Tea had strong camphor notes from the middle onwards. Good mouthfeel and creamy texture.
The 1990 Hong Kong Sheng from Vin-Satori is the best aged sheng puerh I have ever tasted. Intense camphor with a creamy finish in some infusions.
The 2014 Fengqing Ancient Trees from Vin-Satori was fruity and sweet and felt like summer is already here. Sweet and exotic fruits with a touch of leather.
The 2020 Yunnan Lincang Maocha from Lao Tea Shop was a nice change from my usual puerh drinking habits. It was fruity and refreshing with a fruity aftertaste.
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.
The 2019 ZSL Autumn Yibang Ma Li Shu from Tea Encounter is a very sweet sheng Puerh from Malishu village in the Yibang area. Sweet with a tannic edge!
The 2001 XY Yiwu Gushu Shu Puerh from Lao Tea Shop is a sweet shou puerh with strong camphor notes in the finish and long-lasting aftertaste.
The 2019 Ripe Puerh Royal from Biochi is an interesting shou puerh. It’s only a year old, but it doesn’t bite your face off and it’s gentle and sweet.