Aged Sheng Puer from Menghai tea region (West Xishuangbanna).
In appearance: large, twisted tea tips with long cuttings. The aroma is restrained, woody-balsamic with fruity hints. The infusion is transparent, with a shade of white grapes, darkens during brewing.
The bouquet of the ready-made tea is multifaceted and mellow, fruity-balsamic, with floral, herbaceous and woody notes. The aroma is complex, fruity-balsamic. The taste is refined and full-bodied, sweetish, a bit astringent, with a fruity sourness and minty chill, turning into a lingering finish.
Brew tea with hot water (90-95°C) in a gaiwan or a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 5 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 5-7 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 1-2 seconds) increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can steep the tea up to 12 times.
"Menghai Lao Sheng Cha" is an excellent aged sheng with a rich taste and long lasting effect. It calms the mind and boosts concentration, makes the body vigorous and flexible.