This cake is part of the Pu Erh Shu family of dark teas which have undergone accelerated fermentation.The tea is harvested from the Xiban mountain in the Lincang region. The leaves gathered in 2018 are from the famous Da Ye cultivar.
A Pu Erh Shu with fruity, caramel, woody, liquorice notes and a very smooth texture. Sweet and powerful, this tea lingers on the palate.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- dark tea, Pu Erh Shu (ripe)
- Appearance: compressed cake.
- Colour: dark leaves, golden buds.
- Scents: woody, damp wood.
- Scents: cooked fruit, woody.
- Colour: dark brown.
- Texture: creamy.
- Flavours: very sweet.
- Aromas: woody, liquorice, vanilla, caramel, cooked fruits (prune).
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: an intense tea, with a rounded and thick texture that is long in the mouth. Woody and liquorice-scented notes, evolving into caramelised nuances that reinforce the very sweet taste of this Pu Erh Shu.
Suggestion of preparation
With the testing: 4 minutes in water heated to 90°C
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