A 2020 Bai Mu Dan Wuyi oolong tea from Verdant Tea
This is a Da Bai varietal which was picked in typical Bai Mu Dan style, incorporating smaller tea buds into the tea.
Brand: Verdant Tea
Tea: Bai Mu Dan Wuyi Oolong Tea
Tea Varietal: Da Bai
Vintage: Spring, 2020
Elevation: 600 Meters
Origin: Wuyishan Ecological Preserve, Wuyishan, Fujian, China
I wanted to review this tea by using my gaiwan, but unfortunately, I broke the lid today.
So, now I am using a hei cha as my brewing vessel.
Amount of Tea: 5 Grams
Brewing Vessel: Ceramic Hei Cha
Type of Water: Bottled Water (Reverse Osmosis)
Steep Time: 10 Seconds – 20 Seconds – 20 Seconds
Strong minerality, a slight hint of astringency, with minimal bitterness.
A lingering taste on the palette.
Flavor mellows out by the third steep.
Flavor notes: Toasted rice, cocoa, with light floral bouquet.