Dadugang 1999 Yiwu Leaf: Medium leaves, mostly whole, medium meat. drying by heated room. Heated Leaf aroma: Sweet / dried fruit. Water temp: Crab/fish eye. Infusion and ratio: 6g in 150ml gaiwan. brief rinse, 90s rests, 15s, 30s, 30s, 15s, 15s, 20s, 30s, 60s.... Liquor color: Cloudy / golden yellow. Flavor Notes: Medium bitterness, chalky, mild flora and sweetness, and menthol, hint of camphor, woody hint of bamboo flavor, drying mouth. mild body. medium complexity. Best Infusions: Starting at 5th-8th. Cha Qi: Mild, relaxing. Overall: Is there a storage problem? too cloudy to start. A cultivated specimen? On the delicate side for a Yiwu. Age-ability: OK. lack of liquor clarity. Would I buy this tea?: No.
Mang Shi 1999 Dehong Melon Leaf: Small leaves, mostly dusty, dry storage. Heated Leaf aroma: Sweet / wheat grains / straw. Water temp: Crab/fish eye. Infusion and ratio: 6g in 150ml gaiwan. brief rinse, 60s rests, 15s, 15s, 20s, 20s, 30s, 30s, 60s, 60s.... Liquor color: Clear golden yellow / small hint of brown. Flavor Notes: Refreshing, sweetness with bites, hint of smoke, straw, floral aftertaste, medium body. medium smooth complexity. Best Infusions: Starting at 3rd onwards. Cha Qi: Welcoming and present. Overall: Mine look too young for a 6 years old? Good easy drinking. Age-ability: Good. Would I buy this tea?: No.