|"Overall, this tea is complex and beautiful."|
The medium-sized leaves of this tea are prismatic and beautiful. I used a heaping teaspoon for seven ounces of water, even springing for bottled water this time. After three minutes, I got an amber cup with the enticing scent of fruit with a hint of spice. It has been awhile since I found a flavour this exciting. It is laced with hints of flowers and fruit. When I look closely, I can find traces of sourness and bitterness, but they do not detract from the flavour; rather, they add to the depth and experience.
My attempt at a second steep didn't fare extremely well. It is still a delicious cup of tea, but once you have the first steep, the second isn't as brilliant. The flavour is less complex and pronounced. I gave it to my husband, and he loved it, but after I let him try a first steep, he realised why the first cup I gave him just doesn't compare. Overall, though, this tea is complex and beautiful.
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