I cannot argue with the write-up, this is a sweet shu. It is also, at least in the early steepings, very subtle and soft. It is early morning and so my mouth may not be 100% awake yet, but I don’t think that’s out and out blunting anything that is going on here.
The steeps are rich and dark, the mouth feel is thick and actually a bit drying/astringent which is very unusual for a sweet shu (in my experience).
Some very interesting herbal and spice notes are coming out in the fourth steep.