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Tasting Notes - Formosa Ali Shan Tie Quan Yin

Classification: Formosa Ali Shan Tie Quan Yin – Wulong tea Cultivar: Qing Xin Origin: Taiwan, Chiayi County, Ali Shan district, Plum mountain wulong - altitude 1700m Grade: Supreme, Exclusive Leaf: Tiny and sleek, tightly compressed dark brownish-green pearls, no stalks. Incredible aroma of roasted nuts, cookies, cocoa with hints of buttery baked scents, rising from the dried leaves. Infused leaf: A little unfolded deep green curled pearls with persistent sweet herbal aroma, baked wood and a little spiciness is tangling my head. Liquor: Cup is bright and clear, the colour of warm hay with pervasive floral fragrance. The light smooth and fruity liquid tastes of exotic spiced wood, peaches, geranium blossoms and thyme. It has no astringency and the fruity...

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