2000 CNNP Lincang Ripe Cake Puerh

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Boiling 7 g 4 oz / 118 ml

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  • “**Not a Tasting note** I was drinking the last of my sample piece and comparing to other ripes I've had. This one deserves a better score. I already miss it. A really complex and juicy ripe....” Read full tasting note
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    jcov 148 tasting notes
  • “Playing around with these same leaves over a three day period. Finally combined (2) longer 8 oz, 10 minute steeps; chilled both together; drank as iced puerh. This was really quite enjoyable. ...” Read full tasting note
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    Dignitea 382 tasting notes
  • “A nice mature full flavored ripe tea, with somewhat light body. It has a very good flavor, a bit woodsy and mushroomy, and it just tastes 'old' though I'm not even sure myself what that means....” Read full tasting note
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    Rdeitz 79 tasting notes

From CNNP (Yunnan Sourcing)

2000 CNNP “Lincang Ripe Cake” 357g
Produced by a small tea factory in Lincang but using the CNNP “nei fei”, this tea has been dry-stored in Kunming since its production in the year 2000. The blend is a rough with mostly larger leaves and some stems, but the fermentation not too heavy thus allowing this tea to develop complex and rich flavors. Difficult to over-brew this tea brews a deep red wine tea soup with incredible clarity. The flavor and aroma has hints of camphor and dried persimmons. A delicious ripe pu-erh that demonstrates the joys of a dry-aged Lincang ripe tea!

This tea was originally stored in tongs without wrappers. The cakes will come wrapped in white paper! Samples available!
Date: 2000
Ingredients: Fermented Lincang blended material
Produced by an Unknown Tea Factory

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I was drinking the last of my sample piece and comparing to other ripes I’ve had. This one deserves a better score. I already miss it. A really complex and juicy ripe.

The scent is nice, sweet and complex. The liquor is a beautiful Bright Burgundy color. The whole thing is a pleasure to steep and then drink. If only I could afford several cakes!

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Playing around with these same leaves over a three day period. Finally combined (2) longer 8 oz, 10 minute steeps; chilled both together; drank as iced puerh. This was really quite enjoyable. Why throw out good tea leaf until you’ve tried to squeeze out every bit of taste?

Stephanie

Good call

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A nice mature full flavored ripe tea, with somewhat light body. It has a very good flavor, a bit woodsy and mushroomy, and it just tastes ‘old’ though I’m not even sure myself what that means. Definitely worth trying at least a sample to see what you’re in for, since the price is somewhat steep.

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