«Mengsong Baotang Sheng Cha» («Tea from Baotang village») is made from the first spring shoots of tea trees growing near the village of Baotan (Mansongdistrict, Xishuangbanna), harvest 2018.
100 g teacake of medium density, broken effortlessly with fingers into large, olive-brown flagella of twisted leaves and silvery tips. The aroma is intensive, spicy-woody. The infusion is transparent, with a shade of white grape.
The bouquet of the ready-made tea is vivid and bright, woody, with spicy, nutty and floral notes. The aroma is calm and tender, spicy-herbaceous. The taste is full-bodied and clean, silky, with light woody tartness, fine apple sourness, and spicy nuances, turning into the lingering finish.
Brew tea with hot water (80-95°C, the lower the temperature, the softer the taste) in a gaiwan or a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 4-5 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 5-7 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 1 second) increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can steep the tea up to 10 times.
«Mengsong Baotang Sheng Cha» is an excellent choice to relieve fatigue and boost your daytime energy. Besides the teacake has a high potential for aging and development.