Monday, June 28, 2010

Red tea: Gong Ting Pu Er

This is actually classified as a red tea.

It comes from ancient tea trees in the once China's emperors' Imperial tea garden.
This is a 3-4 years aged tea.

Smell: Deep and smoky

Colour: Dark amber

Taste: Toasted, smoky, aged, very smooth and even

Body: Full, clean and light coverage

Liquor: Subtle, clean even coverage

Stay: Light on palate and mouth, deep, full in throat

Leaf: Dark fine cut with stems, full roasted

Conclusion: Full roasted, aged with delightful refined finis.
Great morning tea.

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