Aged tea made from the leaves trees over 100 years old in the Guo Gan region of Myanmar a region inhabited by minorities of Chinese origin.
Pu Er Shou 2011 Bulang Shan mini tuocha
Pressed into small 5 gram nests (tuo) For easy preparation, this PuEr harvested in 2011 around the Bulang mountains was produced and stored in Menghai by Vesper Chan. This ideal portion for brewing in teapot, gaiwan, or in your favorite mug at the office, makes this tea perfect for lovers of simplicity.
In true shou style Pu er, the Bulang Shan 2011 brings forth moist earth, fresh tobacco and ripe fruit aromas (prunes, raisins) typical of this style. Sweet and mineral at first, it expands into a warm and long finish, void of any bitterness.
- Altitude: 1300m
- Pour water, at recommended temperature for the infusion, on to the leaves.
- Allow leaves to soak for 5 to 10 seconds.
- Strain off the rinse water and begin your infusion.
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