2017 Spring Top Qingxin Oolong Shan Lin Xi
High mountain qi
Cultivar: Qingxin Oolong
Harvested by hand: April 2nd, 2017
Origin: Long Feng Xia, Shan Lin Xi (1600 m)
Process: Lightly oxidized, rolled Oolong Dry
1.View: dry leaves view Green/blue color leaves. Brew leaves view light yellow/green color. Very clear and shiny. Harvested early for the season. this tea contains lots of buds and small leaves. This explains the finesse of this Oolong.
2. Scents: Dry scents Orchids and lily flowers. Brewed leaves scent Green freshness of a mountain river in spring. Very light, delicate, fragrant flowers.
3. Taste: Incredibly fresh, sweet and refined. The aftertaste is deep and lingering.
Conclusion: even brewed in competition style, this ShanLinXi Oolong shows no defect (no bitterness or astringency). The scents are very light and flowery. The taste lingers with grace and stamina. The qi of the high mountain can be clearly experienced and enjoyed.