2020 Yunnan Sourcing "Ba Da Mountain" Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Ba Da Mountain First Flush of Spring 2015 tea leaves were picked and processed into mao cha (loose leaf raw pu-erh tea) and then aged for 5 years in Menghai County of Xishuangbanna before being pressed in March 2020.
The storage condition in Menghai was clean with a moderate amount of humidity (wetter than Kunming, but not as wet as Guangdong) giving the tea a nice rounded lightly aged taste!
This is strong tea with bitterness and even more astringency! The 5 years of aging prior to pressing has taken some of the edge off, and imparted a fruity thick mineral sweetness. We recommend brewing with short steeps at the beginning to gradually coax out the more subtle aspects of this wonderful tea!
357 grams per cake (7 cakes per bamboo leaf tong)
First Flush of Spring 2015 Harvested Tea from Ba Da Mountain in Menghai
100 kilograms in total produced (280 cakes)
March 20th 2020 Pressing Date
Wrapper Illustration by Alan Behul
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.
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