2003 Red Dayi 7542-301

18 March, 2017 5.5g/100ml gaiwan [5.1] Many thanks to Mike for this generous sample!  The dry leaf is very mild, without a strong aroma. Dampened, it has a slight fruity...

2005 Dayi 7542-502

502-7542 from 志全許/ March 9, 2017 / 6.0 3.3g/60ml Yixing pot, filtered tap water. Dry: clean, oily strength, sweet spice Damp: some perfumy herbal funk Wash: Slight funk, quite compressed,...

2003 Purple Dayi 7542

13 Jan 2017 4.4g/Novak Shibo A radically different tea from any I’ve yet had. An amazing outlier. Thank you A.H. for the sample. Delicate crispy flaky large material in loose compression....

2009 Dayi 7542

7542-903 from Wilson, 4.7g/85ml Novák pot Annoying small broken dry leaf, like 0622.  Dry aroma is sweet oily strength, no off aroma. Wet: strength, pungent, medicinal Wash is thick, slight...

2005 Dayi 8582 502

Oct 20 and 24, 2016, 3.9g in 70ml Novak Shibo. [7.5] First two sessions with new cake bought on auction.   The dry leaf is slightly smoky, sweet, a bit...

Toby’s Curated Factory Box 01

Toby’s Curated Box 01 2004 Simao Fangcha High compression, I broke up into smaller layers and let it air for several days. The smell of the dry leaf started out...

2009 Dayi 7542

July 22, 2016, 5g/70ml gaiwan [7.0] Thanks to Cwyn’s pointing out Wilson’s new shop Adventure in Every Cup, I bought a factory cake, a 2009 Dayi 7542. I was encouraged by...