Thursday, July 8, 2010

Black Tea: Jin Hao Congou

An exquisite black tea that is reminiscent in flavor of the Chinese red dates.
The sweetness is refreshing and delicate.
The beauty of the tea is lovely to behold before and after it is brewed.

Smell: Earthy and spicy

Color: Reddish

Taste: earthy, spicy, clean no bitter tannins after taste

Body: Medium

Liquor: Deep and strong

Stay: Lingering and cleansing to the palate

Leaf: Golden with whole downy buds with some tender twigs

Conclusion: Excellent delicate tea for daily use.
Subsequent brews yield consistent flavor.

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