2008 Menghai "Peacock of Mengsong" Raw
Menghai tea factory has released this Peacock series of single-estate tea mountains since 2001. They represent some of Menghai Tea Factory’s most sought after teas and are produced in very limited quantities. Mengsong Mountain Mengsong has one of the highest concentrations of ancient tea gardens in Menghai County. The Mengsong tea growing area lies at a high altitude. The tallest peak in Xishuangbanna, Huazhu Liangzi, is located near the tea growing area at an altitude of 2429 meters. It is known as the roof of Xishuangbanna. Mengsong benefits from its high altitude, heavy forest cover, and often misty weather. It is truly a case of “high, misty mountains produce fine tea.” Mengsong area tea has a unique flavor and strong aroma. Mengsong Peacock tea is a 400g fresh Pu-erh cake. The buds and leaves are large and fleshy. The leaves have a thick, but soft, character. The tender buds are a yellowish green. They possess a high amount of fine fuzz. They are highly tender and have a glossy appearance. The flavor is sweet, mellow, and refreshing. The fragrance is clean, pure, and long-lasting. It has a unique and strong appeal.