Random menghai shou puerh from Aliexpress. 2008?
Engraved dragon yixing teapot. Gongfucha.
Dry leaf: musty, light fishy.
Wet leaf: earthy, light fishy.
(is that just the light or is it mold?)
1x medium steep.
Light steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight —> oranges, fishy. (Taste) slight -→ oranges, earth, fishy.
Medium steep; I taste/smell: (smell) slight —> oranges, fishy. (Taste) light -→ oranges, earth, fishy.
Heavy steep; I taste/smell: (smell) light earth. light to medium —→ oranges, fishy. (Taste) medium earth, fermentation (?), fishy (?). Note: either the fishy has disappeared, or it was actually fermentation.
Wow! This one is very tasty, It surprised me! Lovely tastes in heavy steeps. Because it had fishyness, I was going to give it a 75. but because if completely surprised me, I give it a 85. Maybe someone can look at the photos and clear up for me the note I left in the heavy steep.
I say it might just be worth the money.