An excellent choice for a daily drinker Wu Yi. It is packed with flavor and comes in at an unbelievable price of $6 for 50g.

The charcoal roast is present, but arrives as a roasted nut and dark caramel sweetness. Nut flavors arrive with mineral notes, with a chocolate and spice base. Citrus and berry flavors arrive in aftertaste.

Good longevity, giving multiple infusions with solid flavor. Really nice balance of mineral, nut, sweet, and fruit flavors.

Overall, a great experience at a great price. As it stands, this is currently on my list to buy in bulk for my next YS purchase. This is easily one of the best Wu Yi buys out there.
Dry leaf – chocolate, roasted peanut, warm baking spices; hints of red currant, tart raspberry, and blackberry coulee. In preheated vessel – charcoal roast flavors come out, dark caramel, fruit flavors

Smell – chocolate, roasted peanut, raspberry, blackberry, dark caramel, some hints at charcoal roast

Taste – wet rock minerality, peanut shell, heavily roasted nut, warm spice. Chocolately finish. Aftertaste of tart raspberry, and orange peel citrus notes, hints of brown sugar and almond. Some orange-chocolate and hay notes arrive later in aftertaste.

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100 – I haven’t found the perfect tea yet!

92-95 – So good that I will purchase this tea again, guaranteed. Excellent flavor and value.

88-91 – A tea that I would consider purchasing again at some point. Great flavor and value.

85-87 – Tea that was worth the purchase and that I enjoyed drinking, although I probably won’t be purchasing it again any time soon. Flavor may have slight drawbacks, or the price might be a little expensive.

80-84 – A tea that has some good points, but falls a bit short on its price:quality ratio. Flavor is a bit mediocre.

No rating – I did not like this tea and would not drink it, given other options.


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