Tea: Xin Yang Mao Jian

A Mao Jian Green Tea from Teasenz

Picture of Xin Yang Mao Jian
Brand:Teasenz
Style:Mao Jian Green Tea
Region:Xinyang, Henan, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
# Ratings:2 View All
Product page:Xin Yang Mao Jian

Review of Xin Yang Mao Jian

AromaFlavorValueTotal
10 of 105 of 55 of 597 of 100
OutstandingExcellentOutstanding

When I snipped open the little pouch this tea came in and gave it a good sniff, the first thing I noticed is how brothy, almost meaty the leaves smell, how intriguing! Once I poured the leaves I planned on steeping into my official sniffing dish, the leaves still retained their hint of broth, but it became more of a vegetable broth with strong notes of spinach, nuttiness, and fresh vegetation. There is a faint finish of sweetness like roasted chestnuts, the aroma of this tea certainly has a strong presence, I could sniff it for hours.

The first steeping's taste starts out very vegetal, almost a bitter green taste of kale, spinach, and bok choy, but that very quickly fades to a fruity sweetness. The fruitiness reminds me of very delicate pear nectar with a hint of spicebush. The mouthfeel is great, it is one of those teas that tickles the mouth from the delicate hairs that are present on the leaf, one of my favorite things about drinking fuzzy teas.

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