Thursday, July 17, 2014

Tea Review: 2005 Xiaguan Tea Factory Horseback Tuocha

2005 Xiaguan Tea Factory Horseback Tuocha (Raw)
Alan Laszuk Private Reserve
Type: Puerh
Origin: China, Yunnan Province
Product Description:  The tea has a shiny luster and strong aroma.  Its liquor looks bright yellow, refreshing and sweet in aftertaste.

Temperature: 175° F
Amount: 3 grams
Steeping Time: 3 minutes

The dry leaves have an aroma that is salty marine and sweet.

The golden infusion has an aroma of earth, moss, and salt with a earthy, savory broth-like taste.

Multiple infusions bring out a fresh green taste that adds a light astringency to the tea while the color and aroma continue to deepen.

This was tea was provided as part of a workshop.

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