This tea is part of the Pu Erh Shu family, which undergoes accelerated fermentation for 60 days before being dried and sorted. It is produced from the Da Ye cultivar, which is harvested 1680 metres abovesea level on the Manggao mountain in Lincang.
A Pu Erh Shu with a smooth texture and powerful aromatic vanilla and caramel notes. An unusual, well-balanced tea.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- dark tea, Pu Erh Shu (ripe)
- Appearance: slightly rolled leaves and buds.
- Colours: dark brown and ocher.
- Scents: woody, roasted.
- Scents : woody, caramel, a marine hint.
- Colours: dark brown.
- Texture: creamy.
- Flavours: umami.
- Aromas: humid wood, marine, caramel and vanilla-scented notes and smoky animal nuances (leather).
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a fine intensity on woody and atypical notes (marines, caramel-flavoured). An original, powerful and concentrated team, with flavours that are long in the mouth.
Suggestion of preparation
With the testing: 4 minutes in water heated to 90°C
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