2012 Biyunhao Mahei

A more challenging tea, in terms of subtlety, strength, deep bitterness, aroma, and energy. Video has improved sound, still finding the right format.

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...

2013 Xiaguan FT Love Forever, Paper Tong

April 2, 2017 4.4g/80ml Novak Shibo. [8.0] In honour of the April 1 wedding of James & Laura, I finally tried the famous Xiaguan FT Love Forever cake, which is...

2003 CNNP Yellow Label

March 11, 2017 5.5g/100ml gaiwan, filtered tap water [8.0] Dry: Sweet spice, clean, no geosmin or funk. Damp: Gentle sweet grains and floral perfume Wet: Sweet but not pungent honey,...

2006 DTH Yiwu

Sept 25, 2016, 4.7g in 80ml Novak pot [8.2] Damp leaf: fireplace, spicy sweet furniture polish, no off-notes, very nice. no graininess. Wash: strength feeling, medium thickness, some sweetness and...

2003 Wistaria Zipin

5.5g/70ml gaiwan. [8.0] Thanks again to James and Andrew for the opportunity to try this cake. I am greatly enjoying this tea, very powerful, darker than the Nannuo Ziyin which I slightly...