2017 Yunnan Sourcing "Mengku Huang Shan" Wild Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Entirely wild arbor tea from early spring 2017! Tea leaves taken from 60 to 100 years old tea trees growing wild near Da Hu Sai in the county of Mengku) Lincang. Full and stout one leaf to one bud ratio tea leaves. Huang Shan (Remote Mountain) tea has been growing wild for decades and is grown by a close friend of ours (Mr. Duan). Mr. Duan picks and processes all his tea by hand and never uses chemical pesticides or fertilizers.
Huang Shan tea has a typically Mengku strength and thickness. It's tea soup is golden yellow and viscous, the aroma is sweet with hints of orchid and mushrooms. The taste is sweet, astringent and bitter with a savory kind of mouth watering feel and strong cooling effect.
An incredible value pu-erh which is both worthy to drink now or for the long-term. Clean and pure!
Each cake is stone-pressed by traditional method and dried with low temperature air drying.
Each tong of 7 cakes is wrapped in bamboo leaf!
Tea weight: 400 grams
Vintage: Spring 2017 material
Quantity: 60 kilograms in total
Area: Huang Shan Mountain of Mengku County, Lincang Prefecture
Wrapper Design by Benjamin Denkert (Germany)
This tea has been tested in a certified laboratory for 191 pesticides, and is within the EU MRL limits set for those 191 pesticide residues. For a full list of the 191 pesticides we tested for and more information about MRL testing and the EU Food and Safety commission click on this link.