The last white tea in my cupboard now has been tasted and written about!
Whew. Tomorrow I should complete the oolong samples. After that, I’m not sure what will be next to finish. I think I may have more pu erh samples than pu erhs in the cupboard, so perhaps it will be cupboard pu erhs next.
In any case, this is an excellent note to end on. I love the shape of the little “eyes” and they smell positively juicy with jasmine in the packet.
I steeped a bit hotter and longer than usual after reading some of the notes here. That gave me a golden yellow, clear tea, that smells wonderfully of jasmine.
While I’m not getting the buttercream frosting reference at all (the tea isn’t particularly sweet other than the standard jasmine floral sweetness) and the mouthfeel isn’t creamier than usual, it’s a really delicious jasmine that meets all of my “this is good jasmine” criteria. Because it’s a white tea, I don’t really taste any tea — just the jasmine.
But that’s not a bad thing.