2016 Yunnan Sourcing "Huang Shan Gu Shu" Old Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake

Tea type
Pu-erh Tea
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Flavors
Chocolate, Cut grass, Orange, Pear, Vanilla
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205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec 3 g 2 oz / 60 ml

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  • “Very interesting young puerh, really enjoyed this one. Purchased a 25g sample from YS, reviewing after two sessions. Appearance: Very attractive green/white/brown contrasting colors in the broken...” Read full tasting note
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“Huang Shan Gu Shu” (lit. Remote Mountain Old Tree) is a mountain in Jinggu County of Simao where 100-300 year old tea trees are growing. Huang Shan tea trees are Assamica varietal growing wild without intervention. Tea is harvested only twice a year, not 4 times a year like in many places. This gives the tea more strength, body, aroma and cha qi!

The brewed tea is pungent, full-bodied and with layered bitterness and sweetness mingling together. It can be steeped many time without losing steam. This tea is certainly good for aging and will be noticeably more delicious and textured as times passes.

April 2016 harvest
70 kilograms in total
400 grams per cake (7 cakes per bamboo tong)
Stone-Pressed in the traditional manner
Design by Ronald Visser

This tea has been tested in a certified laboratory for 191 pesticides, and is within the EU MRL limits set for those 191 pesticide residues.

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Very interesting young puerh, really enjoyed this one. Purchased a 25g sample from YS, reviewing after two sessions.

Appearance: Very attractive green/white/brown contrasting colors in the broken off cake. Fairly large leaves, individual pieces break off relatively intact.

Dry Aroma – Mild sweetness, something reminiscent of milk chocolate, but not exactly. Interesting.

Wet aroma – Sweet plum, moss, early morning dew

Taste – develops from unripe fruit and mild astringency in earlier steepings, more astringency in middle steepings, orange creamsicle emerged later on… really wild. Final infusion had an interesting balance of astringency and vanilla. Didn’t expect that.

Overall – really enjoyed this tea. Nowhere near as aggressive or medicinal as some other young sheng I’ve had. It’s all good, but nice to experience the other end of the spectrum.

Flavors: Chocolate, Cut grass, Orange, Pear, Vanilla

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 15 sec 3 g 2 OZ / 60 ML

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