Menghai is the western county in the Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Region. It is home to many famous tea mountains such as Nan Nuo Shan, Bu Lang Shan, Meng Song, Pasha etc.
We are very proud to present this amazing 15 year aged menghai shou puerh that is sure to satisfy even the most sophisticated puerh lovers! It is a small private production made from Menghai area ripe pu-erh tea produced in 2005. It was dry aged in Kunming from 2005 until now and is very clean and mellow having aged without mustiness. This tea is simply wrapped in a plain white wrapper.
It’s a mix of various small leaf grades including a generous amount of golden tips. The brewed tea is a clear reddish-brown with a nice aged taste and aroma, long lasting mouthfeel that coats the mouth with a wonderful rich, oily, creamy, viscous texture. This tea is the epitome of smoothness and balance … there is nothing harsh about it.
***This tea comes in 100gr. cakes.
Origin: Menghai, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China
Harvest: Spring, 2005
Color of liquor: burgundy red
Aroma: earthy, mossy, woody, sweet, vanilla, black licorice, dark chocolate
Flavor: rich, smooth, dense, oily, viscous, sweet, vanilla, oak, dark chocolate
Temperature: 100º c
Steeping Time: 1min; 1min; 1,5min; 2min; 3min; 4min…