Biyun Hao Manzhuan, Manlin and Gaoshanzhai

A comparison of three teas from Biyun Hao: 2007 曼蠻磚(曼莊) Manzhuan Manzhuang, a blend 2007 曼林 蛮砖 Manlin single origin, Manzhuan region 2008 高山寨Gaoshanzhai single origin, Yiwu area Photos show...

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,...

2014 DTH Yiwu

Oct 2, 2016, 3.5g/64ml gaiwan [8.0] Dry: Sweet, dark, no storage, no basement Damp: Same Wet: Quite attractive, tomatoo plant/vine, dark perfume, reminds me of WS Qingteng Wash: Clean active,...

2004 DTH Yiwu

Sept 19, 2016, 4.7g/85ml unglazed pot. [8.0] This was a small session from the loose leaves which came off the 2004 cake. It was my first taste of the Dragon...

2015 W2T Last Thoughts

July 29, 2016. 5g/70ml gaiwan. [7.8] Significantly better than the 2016 W2T LT which was tasted just previously.  Bigger aroma, better body effects, but very similar in almost all respects....