This is a very good example of fine ripe puerh at its best. Mengku like Menghai puerh is described as having its own unique scent taste so it is a more unique taste to it among puerh, both are different but very good. This one has brewed up a dark ruby red with an enjoyable smooth mellow richness with a bit of sweet taste with expected Mengku scent taste. If you’ve had Mengku ripe puerh before and enjoyed it I’d strongly recommend this cake to you but if you never had Mengku puerh before I’d recommend buying a sample first as while it is good it is not a typical ripe puerh.
2006 Mengku Imperial Ripen Cake
Mengku Imperial Ripen Pu-erh Tea Cake (勐库宫廷熟茶）
‘Imperial’ aka ‘Gongting’ is the top grade tea made for imperial/royal court, so to speak.
This is a gold award winner from Mengku Tea Factory, representing the best ripen Pu-erh tea from Mengku area. You won’t be disappointed as this tea is in its prime for drinking.
The pu-erh cake brews a thick red liquor with a mellow taste, very smooth and a sweet aftertaste.