A high quality TKY for sure but not as complex as I would have hoped. The leaves are surely hand picked and judging but the calming effect I would say this is probably gaoshan cha or close to anyway. I got the generic basic TKY flavor with a little more sweetness and a little less roast as you would guess from the appearance but just no big shockers here maybe my interests have just swayed. I would defiantly drink this tea again maybe seasonally in spring when it is fresh again but I can’t see myself buying it.

Didn’t peak my interest enough personally but if you like lighter TKY this is definitely your tea. It was faintly floral with a very light vegetal sweetness like celery and a slight dry nutty finish like raw walnuts.

High quality for sure and from a fairly high altitude with little to no roast to really show off the freshness but just didn’t wow enough to warrant purchasing.

Flavors: Nutty, Osmanthus, Vegetal, Walnut

Boiling 0 min, 30 sec 8 g 5 OZ / 150 ML

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