«Big Tea Trees of Kunlushan Mountain» is made of spring tea shoots, collected and processed in Kunlushan Mountain (Puer County). Comressed in a small farmhouse especially for MoyChay.ru company in 2017. Kunlushan tea region has very long tea history. Ancient tea gardens grow close to human habitation, far from the well-trodden paths, surrounded by mountain forest. According to the expertise, there are 372 tea trees of age over 400 years old. Once planted by people, now they look like wild plants.
100 g teacake of medium density, broken effortlessly with fingers into middle size flagella of grayish-olive leaves, thin stems and silver buds. The aroma of dry tea is intense, herbal-woody with floral hint. The infusion is transparent, white grapes colour.
The brewed tea has a vivid, light, herbal-woody flavor with nutty and balsamic notes. The aroma is fresh, herbal with fruity and nutty nuances. The taste is juicy and full-bodied, sliding, a bit astringent, with spicy hints, transforming into lingering finish.
Brewing suggestions. Brew tea with hot boiling water (80-95°C – the lower the temperature, the softer the taste) in a gaiwan or a teapot for Raw Pu'er made of porous clay. The proportion is 4-5 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 8-9 times.
«Big Tea Trees of Kunlushan Mountain» is a great choice for everyday tea breaks – full-bodied and smooth, with nutty taste and the invigorating energy captured by young tea buds. It has a great potential for long-time storage and development.