2006 Menghai "Spring Of Menghai"

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Pu-erh Tea
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Flavors
Floral, Honey, Smoke
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Edit tea info Last updated by mrmopar
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205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec 8 g 7 oz / 193 ml

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  • “Nice cake made of high quality first flush tea leaves. The cake has a pleasant light and fresh aroma. Clear dark gold liquor. In terms of flavor, there is a lovely forest honey sweetness in the...” Read full tasting note
    Dignitea 301 tasting notes
  • “Working 10 grams of this up in the Gaiwan to see how it does. This is the oldest Menghai Spring that I have that was purchased as a set of samples from Finepuerh. They seem to another pretty good...” Read full tasting note
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    mrmopar 215 tasting notes

From Menghai Tea Factory (Finepuerh.com)

Spring of Menghai tea cake is made of high quality early spring tea leaves. First production in year 2006.

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301 tasting notes

Nice cake made of high quality first flush tea leaves. The cake has a pleasant light and fresh aroma. Clear dark gold liquor. In terms of flavor, there is a lovely forest honey sweetness in the sip without any bitterness or smoke. While very sweet, I did not detect any fruit. Sometimes able to detect the floral of meadow flowers. This is definitely a rather light and gentle cup with a clean and lingering finish and a pleasant aftertaste. Overall a very enjoyable Menghai Dayi product. I went light on the leaf this time but plan to increase the dry leaf by 50% the next time I prepare a cup.

Preparation
200 °F / 93 °C 0 min, 15 sec 5 g 3 OZ / 90 ML

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Working 10 grams of this up in the Gaiwan to see how it does. This is the oldest Menghai Spring that I have that was purchased as a set of samples from Finepuerh. They seem to another pretty good seller in the market. Their packaging and labeling was really nice.
Enough about them and now to the tea. I picked this one after Scratch the kitty tea randomizer picked the White2Tea Amerykah 3 times in a row! I don’t think I can do that tonight and work tomorrow.
Wet lea still has the green scent with a little wisp of smoke in there. brew is a little darker than the 2008 cake I had a couple of days ago. This has evened out into a sweet brew without much bite or astringency to it. Honey and flowers in aroma and taste to this one. it is a little unassuming compared to the tea I had earlier in the day. Smooth and mellow would be the notes on this. Not much vibrancy or punch but an easy drinking brew.

Flavors: Floral, Honey, Smoke

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec 10 g 10 OZ / 295 ML
awilsondc

you’re gonna have to explain the Scratch the kitty tea randomizer part…

MzPriss

Yep – inquiring minds want to know about Scratch the kitty…

mrmopar

I just bring in 2 packs or cakes of tea and what she paws out at is the one I drink.

MzPriss

My dogs would just slobber on them and try to eat them

Sarsonator

I wonder if Chairman Meow wants to pick my tea from now on… I gotta at least try!

Cwyn

LOL now that pun is appropo…

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