shah82 wrote:I do like a good-tasting bitterness, and I definitely like a bit more potent soup, but you know, I'm not nearly as crazy as gasninja, and what does *he* pack 15g in 150ml yixing?
MarshalN wrote:I'm just saying that's your preference, and some people might prefer their cakes to have different flavour profiles.
shah82 wrote:I definitely don't think they get tasteless or anything like that. I just think that 7+ year Yiwu tea tended to be less impressive in terms of behavior in the mouth, qi, and throatiness. I do think, for example, that I might prefer to age quality Big Snow Mountain tea to most Yiwu--especially if the '99 Yiwu I've had are an end point.
MarshalN wrote:You did name the CGHT Chawang from 07, for example. I do think that's a good tea, and it's real decent Yiwu leaves. A lot of the other stuff... meh. There's plenty of bad Yiwu (or old six mountains) teas out there.
MarshalN wrote:By the way, please remember Daxueshan (and Mengku, and Lincang) is beyond Western Banna.