Leaves open to rich, full-bodied, smooth aromas and flavors of deep earthy sweetness with notes of cocoa. A very satisfying tea!
Lot Notes. This shou Pu-erh originates in the mountain village of Zhengwan, overlooking the Lancang River. Farm employs Dai, Lahu, Yi and Wa ethnic groups. Lot was harvested in 2019.
Tea Facts. Farm is organic since 2010. Elevation is 1300 meters. Lot is made with broad leaf varietal DaYe.
Tasting Notes. Superbly clean and smooth, aroma is minerally and earthy. This shou Pu-erh is notable for its notes of earthy sweetness, hints of cocoa and a woodsy finish.
Brewing Suggestions. Use 1.5 tbsp. of leaf for 8-12 ounces of water. Infuse leaves with boiling water (205-212F), rinse and pour off. Re-infuse and steep for 2-3 minutes. Leaves offer multiple steeps. Add 30 seconds to each additional steep.