Tea: Camoflage cake,
Amount of Tea: Approximately 350 g.
Merchant: The Phoenix Collection
Origin: Nannuo Mountain, Yunnan China
Leaf Characteristics: Pressed green (sheng) puerh tea cake
Varietal/Type: Old trees/Yunnan, large leaf
Plucking Season: April 2006
Steeping Suggestions: This is a forgiving tea. Here are some guidelines: 4 grams of tea @ 185-190ºF for 45 seconds in yixing clay or porcelain.
Description: The camoflage cake is aptly named by the younger Chinese generation. Says David Lee Hoffman, owner of The Phoenix Collection, “I personally collected this tea on Nannuoshan from old trees, 2006, then had it presed in Menghai factory.” This is an interesting and reasonably priced puerh cake to get you started in your tea adventures.