• Origins and Terroir: This early spring tea is sourced from venerable trees in San He Zhai village, located at an altitude ranging from 1,200 to 1,433 meters. This village is one of the highest points in the Yiwu region, contributing to the unique quality of the tea.
• Appearance and Clarity: The tea presents a clear liquor with a notable brightness, a sign of its purity and fine processing.
• Aroma and Texture: It exudes a floral fragrance and has a soft yet resilient texture, which speaks to the quality of the early spring leaves.
• Flavor Profile: The tea possesses a minor bitterness and astringency, both of which are delicately balanced and not overpowering.
• Taste Sensation: Its huigan, or returning sweetness, is pronounced, and it effectively stimulates saliva production, enhancing the overall tasting experience.
• Aftertaste: A honey-like sweetness lingers long in the mouth, providing a pleasant and enduring aftertaste.
• Varied and Enjoyable Aftertastes: The tea offers varied aftertastes, making the drinking experience both enjoyable and pleasant.
• Recommendation: This tea comes highly recommended for both seasoned and new tea drinkers, offering a delightful introduction to the subtleties of high-quality tea.
A good tea, better out of Jian Shui pottery, I think. I tried it out a Gaian and it wasn’t as complex. I’ve yet to drink it from a yixing, but I imagine a nixing would make it to dry.