Spring 2019 Yingpan Shan Yunnan Black Tea

Company:  Farmer Leaf

Region:  Yingpan Mountain, near Puer City, China

Cultivar:  trees grown from seeds

Add. info:   mid-February pick,  elevation:  1300m-1600m; withered for 24 hours, oxidized for 6 hours, and dried with hot air

Aroma

dark chocolate green wood aroma

Flavor

sweet and bitter flavor

Texture

suede texture

Body

medium body

Length

Balance

It's all about

dark, bitter chocolate flavors and a beautiful bright red-copper liquor. There's not much complexity here, but at the price ($6USD/100g), there doesn't need to be. It's a solid daily drinker black tea with a lingering, pleasantly dry finish.

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