Entirely wild arbor tea from late Autumn 2013! Tea leaves taken from 100-200 year old tea trees growing on Mang Fei mountain in Yong De county of Lincang. Full and stout one leaf to one bud ratio tea leaves. Mang Fei wild arbor tea has pronounced hairy buds and stout stems. The brewed leaves are a dark olive color.
The brewed tea is strong and full in the mouth with some astringency (as is typical of Lincang teas). The tea soup has a strong heavy aroma and cha qi. The tea can easily be brewed 10 times or more and still give off flavor.!
Each cake is stone-pressed by traditional method and dried with low temperature air drying. The cakes are then wrapped in special paper that is very thick and sturdy. Hand-Made by Dai minority families in Xishuangbanna! Each tong of 7 cakes is wrapped in bamboo leaf!
Tea weight: 400 grams
Vintage: October 2013 material, November 2013 pressing
Quantity: 250 cakes in total produced (100 kg)
Area: Mang Fei Mountain of Yong De County, Lincang Prefecture
This tea has been tested in a certified laboratory for 26 pesticides, and is within the EU MRL limits set for those 26 pesticide residues. For a full list of the 26 pesticides we tested for and more information about MRL testing and the EU Food and Safety commission click on this link.