2016 W2T Into the Mystic

Pungent dry leaf, large chunk in original sample bag. First steep has a strange orange-green appearance. Quite sweet, and with a very nice sweet resin afteraroma. The arrival does not...

2018 Takachiho Kamairicha

This is a Kamairicha made from the Minekaori cultivar in Takachiho, in the Miyazaki prefecture in Southern Japan. 5.5g in a 100ml gaiwan with 80C water. I got this tea...

2001 Dayi 7432, Hong Kong Storage

In the two months that I have owned this cake of Hong Kong Traditional storage 2001 Dayi 7432, it has rapidly risen to the very top of my collection in...

2012 Baohongyinji Zhenwu Dadi 真武大地

Thank you to Patrick Gagnon for the opportunity to try this cake, one of the highlights among the very large number of Puerh cakes made by the Baohongyinji company. This...

2005 Chenyuan Hao Shanzhong Chuanqi

Thank you to Pedro for this tea, which has turned out to be one of my favourite teas from Chenyuan Hao. From the image below, you can see the tea...

Teaside cross-section tasting

  Thank you to Valeri for a nice cross-section sample of his offerings at tea-side.com.  Below I’ll review two 2006 Hongtaichang  teas, a 2004 Hongtaichang, a 1993 Thai loose, a...

2001 Yiwu One Leaf

Thank you very much to Johan for this sample of the second batch (400g) of the 2001 Yiwu Zhengshan, a special production of the Menghai Tea Factory commissioned by Ye...

2011 Gold Dayi in 2018

The famous 2011 Gold Dayi has tripled in price in the last two years. Good luck finding it at less than 400$ today. I’ve tried two versions, a Korean stored...

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