The village of Lao Man E (Old Man E) is one of cults places in the Puer world. It is located in the mountains of Bulanshan (Menghai County) at an altitude of 1200 m above sea level. There are a lot of really old tea trees around its 143 courtyards. "Shu from Lao Man E" was made in 1993 and purchased in the late 90's by a Taiwanese collector.
In appearance: thin, twisted, brown leaves and buds. The aroma is mature, balsamic with a note of oak moss. The infusion is transparent with dark amber shade.
The bouquet of brewed tea is mature and complex, balsamic, with notes of autumn leaves, nuts, oak moss, forest mushrooms and exotic wood resins. The aroma is multifaceted and deep, balsamic. The taste is rich and smooth, opens gradually with subtle nuances and spreads through the body with warm waves. The aftertaste is long, cool-spicy.
Brew tea with hot water (95°C) in a gaiwan or a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 5 g per 100 ml. The first infusion should last for 10-12 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.
«Shu from Lao Man E» is an outstanding, aged puer, polished by time, for those who want to sip on something very special.