2018 Manzhuan Loose Leaf Sheng

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Pu-erh Tea
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Loose Leaf
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Boiling 6 g 3 oz / 100 ml

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  • “More short notes. Opening the bag, I was hit with a thick cloud of prune, wood and hay. Warmed leaf smelled of stonefruit, earthy, hay and faint woody cocoa. 10s rinse revealed apricot, stewed...” Read full tasting note
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From Crimson Lotus Tea

Manzhuan wooed us hard this year. Every tea tasting we had someone took out an amazing Manzhuan. Every session the experience got better and better. We knew we had to get to Manzhuan. We were floored with the tea that we found in a remote corner of this amazing region. Manzhaun is one of the original 6 famous mountains and with tea like this it is easy to see why!

Prefecture: Xishuangbanna
Elevation: 1300m +
Wood Fired
Hand Rolled
Old Tree Material
This material is on the softer side. The aromas are floral but subdued and delicate. This tea shines in body and peaceful energy. This tea is thick and stays thick through the steeps. It’s a real pleasure to drink and just seems to always hit the spot whatever mood we’re in.

Brewing Instructions

Use 5-10 grams of leaves and brew with 75-150ml ( 2.5-5oz ) of water at or near boiling. Rinse once for a few seconds. Start with quick steeps under 10s. With each re-steep adjust the steep time to your taste.

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More short notes.

Opening the bag, I was hit with a thick cloud of prune, wood and hay. Warmed leaf smelled of stonefruit, earthy, hay and faint woody cocoa. 10s rinse revealed apricot, stewed tomatoes, chard and prune.

The taste of the liquor was completely different from the leaf aroma. It was smooth and viscous, bright, crisp, juicy and tart. Kind of tropical. Starfruit and unripe pineapple, minerals that induced salivation, soft bitterness. Very active in the mouth. Bright and clear lemon yellow to gold liquor with a fruity aroma. Some relaxation and general feeling of well being with a softening of the gaze. Something made me think of the word ‘song.’ My kind of sheng. Want the cake!

Preparation
Boiling 6 g 3 OZ / 100 ML