Biyun Hao Manzhuan, Manlin and Gaoshanzhai

A comparison of three teas from Biyun Hao: 2007 Manzhuan Manzhuang, a blend 2007 Manlin single origin, Manzhuan region 2008 Gaoshanzhai single origin, Yiwu area Photos show MZ, ML, and...

2003 Dayi 7532

This cake was in the hands of Canadian Border Services for almost two weeks, and arrived with a hefty 150% duty slapped on it. This is odd, as Canada has...

2005 Red Changtai

This is a Taiwan stored Red Changtai from 2005, a relatively inexpensive tea even among early-2000s Changtai.  There was a traditional HK stored version of this sold at White2tea several...

Yunnan Sourcing sheng tasting, Jan 2018

The five teas shown are alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and epsilon, in order from Left to Right. They are a blind tasting of YS teas organized by Matt and Scott....

2011 Biyun Hao Jingmai

2011 紫野號 景邁 (看底部有一個中文翻譯) Most of the Biyun Hao I’ve tried is either Yiwu or Manzhuan, so it’s very interesting to try this Jingmai, from Lancang county, Simao (Puer) Prefecture. The damp...

2010 Yibang KR

A sample of a 2010 Yibang from a highly regarded Korean producer, will shortly be available from TShop.  This is a summary of three separate tastings, Nov 27, Dec 8,...

2003 CNNP Yellow Label

A re-taste of a 2003 CNNP yellow label with Malaysia storage, part of a generous sample from Mike Pong.  5g/85ml Yixing. [8.1] Dry and damp leaf have only light aroma....

2001 Zhongcha yellow mark

2001 Zhongcha yellow mark Several sessions October 2017 This is a clean, smokeless, dry Taiwan storage cake with no geosmin.  Damp and wet leaves have some mustiness, some sweetness and...

2003 Xiaguan Mini Tuo

Thank you to Kegon for conducting the marathon session and for leaving me this sample, which has dry Taiwan and Singapore storage. Nov 6, 2017 5.6g/100ml gaiwan [7.3] Dry: Leather,...

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