Tea: Qianjiazhai Wild Picked Black

A Black Tea from Verdant Tea

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Brand:Verdant Tea
Style:Black Tea
Region:Yunnan, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
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Product page:Qianjiazhai Wild Picked Black

Review of Qianjiazhai Wild Picked Black

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8 of 104 of 54 of 580 of 100
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This was a wonderful black tea. Overall it was very mellow, mild, and smooth.

I steeped this near boiling, around 200 degrees, in my gaiwan with 5g of tea. The first infusion brought forth a light orange liquor with a light black tea taste and hints of chocolate. It is almost sweet with no astringency. The aroma is sweet and fruity, almost like cherries.

The second and third infusions darkened the liquor to a golden orange color. Still light for black tea, but very beautiful. The taste was smooth and creamy, with increasing notes of chocolate and a slight astringency reminiscent of a Golden Monkey. The flavor becomes much more well balanced with equal notes of savoriness and sweetness.

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