Shaped in tuo cha (bird nest) of 250g by the Xiaguan tea factory, this 30 years old Pu er is to be tasted with attention and care.
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Rich with the knowledge of 16 generations of tea producers, Mr Marukyu offers us this amazingly accessible and addictive matcha.
Marked by the famous 7542 seal, this Sheng Pu er cake sourced from Taiwan where it has been patiently preserved.
Here is a loose leaf Pu er from the Menghai region which has since aged under dry storage in Hong Kong.
This loose tea composed of whole leaves and delicate golden buds was dry aged in Hong Kong by Mr. Chan.
This very respectable Shou Pu er is offered here in carefully broken pieces of the original cake, a relatively affordable formula when compared to the price of whole cakes of this age. Its liquor is dense and milky, even after two rinses (as is often recommended for these antiques).
This loose leaf Pu er produced in the prolific Menghai tea factory and expertly preserved in Hong Kong will satisfy all amateurs of rich and balanced teas.
This cake was produced according to one of the most popular recipes in the world of aged teas, and since the creation of this assemblage of medium grade leaves (4) in 1975 by the Menghai factory (2), enthusiasts have not ceased rejoicing.
This Pu er dating from the year 2000 is an assembly of leaves of varied shades, carefully compressed into a 357g disc.
Impressive big leaves make up this Pu er from the late 20th century. Intoxicating mossy fragrances (lichen) blend with the comforting aromas of root vegetables (potatoes, carrots) and dried bamboo. Its bright liquor affirms dynamism in a strong initial mouthfeel with tangy, sweet, mineral sensations. Its aromatic bouquet is rich with a refreshing after taste felt long in the breath. A thoroughly enjoyable vibrant tea!
Three weeks before hand harvesting, shade structures which filter out up to 90% of sunlight are placed over the tea to develop what is commonly called in Japan "the taste of the shadows. The result is a tea weak in tannins, highly complex and aromatic.
This special edition of Menghai’s famous recipe (7542) is made with leaves from the 90s, stored in Hong Kong and finally pressed in 2006 for further aging.