Place of origin:
Bulang Mountain in Menghai, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China
large leaf species, 90 to 120 years old
- Harvest Time: April, 2008
- Weight: 357g
nice shape; the cake is covered with golden pekoes, has plenty of buds, and pleasant aroma
- Appearance: evenly compressed leaves, full of buds and pekoes; inside equals outside
- Tea Leaf: glossy and soft after brewed, remained in complete shape
- Aroma: elegant and unique sweet fragrance
rich levels of taste and fragrance, sweet and strong scent of nuts, tastes smooth, mellow and soft
Spent Tea Leaves:
dark and glossy
clean, bright red color, with full and elegant aroma
Menghai, Xishuangbanna is the origin production area in Yunnan for this Menghai Palace Ripened Pu-erh Cake Tea 2008.
An incredible and amazing natural environment of this region empowers Menghai to be a great place of producing pu-erh, having the famous Yunnan large leaf species in its gardens. Menghai Palace Ripened Pu-erh Cake Tea 2008 presented here has been selected with care from the leaves of the Yunnan large leaf tea trees on Bulang Mountain.
The excellent materials for making teas are the large leaf species. Palace pu-erh cake, made of large leaf species, contains a lot of golden buds. That is why throughout the ancient history, pu-erh teas of this high grade served as imperial tribute being very limited in offer, owing the tea its name – Palace Pu-erh. The full-bodied and mellow flavor of pu-erh tea is peculiar for Menghai area.
2008 Palace Pu-erh is an excellent choice gathering soft taste, golden appearance and elegant aroma.