2003 Purple Dayi 7542

Thanks to Johan for sending me this generous sample of Purple Dayi 7542, which is originally from Olivier of Puerh.fr fame. It is the second time I’ve tried this tea,...

2003 Red Dayi 7542-301

Aug 26, 2017 6g in 85ml Yixing [6.4] Damp: Active spicy herbal sweet aroma Wash: Immediately savoury. Plum floral blossom aroma on wet leaf. Slick texture is noticeable right away....

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...