Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Oolong Dark Roast: Lan Tao Smoky

This is a handpicked , dark roasted , smoky oolong.

From the Lan Tao district, Taiwan.

Smell: Clean and smoky

Color: Amber and mid-golden

Taste: Very clean, with a high roasted overtone,
starts simple with a complex finish

Body: Full finish, even coating, mid tannins, cleans the palate,
lingers in the back of mouth and throat

Liquor: Subtle not strong

Stay: Even throughout

Leaf: Handpicked with 2 buds and a leaf, no bruising,
even full roast, meticulously roasted and packed

Conclusion: Wonderful tea with or after a large meal,
lingering satisfying finish

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