"Old Sheng from Mahei" is made of mao cha, collected in Yiwu Mountains in 2008. Compressed in 2017 especially for MoyChay.ru. The Yiwu are the largest and oldest among Xishuangbanna Tea Mountains. The village of Mahei is famous for tea gardens, where ancient tea trees grow.
In appearance: 357 g teacake of medium density, broken effortlessly with fingers into large, twisted, dark brown leaves and stems. The aroma is restrained, woody. The infusion is transparent, dark amber colour.
The brewed tea has mature, woody bouquet with notes of mushrooms, dried fruits and herbs. The aroma is calm, of stewed fruit tonality. The taste is mellow, soft, with nuances of mushrooms and spices, opens gradually, transforming into refreshing finish.
Brew tea with hot boiling water (95°C) in a gaiwan or a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 6 g per 100 ml. The first infusion should last for 8-10 seconds. After that do short brews (just for 2-3 seconds), increasing exposure time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can repeat this method up to 9-10 times.
"Old Sheng from Mahei" is a classic aged tea - mellow, well balanced, meditative. For a special tea mood, when you want to think slowly about something important, adjust your Way, checking with the "inner compass".