2013 “Bamboo Aroma” Tian Jian Hei Cha. Sold by yunnan sourcing.
Dry leaf: musty, sweet.
Wet leaf: sweet, raisins, grapes, chocolate.
Light steep; I smell/taste:
(Smell) light —→ chalky, cookies, chocolate.
(Taste) light —→ grapes, raisins, dark chocolate, metallic(iron).
Medium steep; I smell/taste:
(Smell) light —→ chalky, toasty.
(Taste) slight metallic(iron).
light —→ oats, chocolate, raisins
Heavy steep; I smell/taste:
(Smell) slight chalky, chocolate(?).
(Taste) light bitterness.
Medium —→ grapes, raisins.
All in all. A yummy tea. UNIQUE! grapes, raisins. I never had that before. It’s yummy, however I’m not accustomed to the taste. So I rate a 95/100. I suggest you give it a try.
Flavors: Bitter, Chocolate, Cookie, Dark Chocolate, Grapes, Metallic, Musty, Oats, Raisins, Sweet, Toasty