NOESIS wrote:Darjeeling FF Jungpana from Mariage Freres. A pure China bush selection, which I generally prefer to clonal. Beautiful, small hand-plucked leaves with abundant silver tip. Very penetrating aroma and a long finish. I rate it a 9/10.
Tead Off wrote:I like Jungpana. I couldn't find a shred of it in Darjeeling.
NOESIS wrote:Tead Off wrote:I like Jungpana. I couldn't find a shred of it in Darjeeling.
One of my favorite gardens year-after-year, along with Sungma/Turzum and Castleton. This years FF Jungpana SFTGFOP1 is exceptional. Worth the splurge from Mariage Freres...and I think Thunderbolt had a more moderately priced selection from them as well.
shah82 wrote:This time, I share your contempt, TIM. Not really even as nice as a (non-oolong) FF. Very smooth with a touch of spice. So smooth, you forget about ever drinking it.