2020 Yunnan Sourcing "Ba Da Mountain" Ripe Pu-erh Tea Cake

Tea type
Pu-erh Tea
Ingredients
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Flavors
Cocoa, Dates, Dried Fruit, Rich, Thick, Tobacco, Woody
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Edit tea info Last updated by TeaEarleGreyHot
Average preparation
Boiling 0 min, 15 sec 5 g 4 oz / 118 ml

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Spring 2019 Ba Da mountain material wet piled in summer 2019! Viscous, mild woody taste, sweet dried fruit and some bitterness. The Ba Da mountains (巴达山) are just to the west of Menghai town (on the road to Lancang) and are a classic Menghai region for high quality ripe tea! Menghai Tea Factory sources alot of tea from Ba Da for both their ripe and raw pu-erh tea cakes!

250 Grams per Cake (7 cakes per bamboo leaf tong)

Wrapper Designed by David Hunt

Pressed April 20th 2020

Only 120 kilograms in total (480 cakes)

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What a pleasant surprise! This was a free gift sample packet slipped into my recent order from YS. And it might actually be my favorite tea of the order! Only a couple of years old, but incredibly smooth, without compost or fish flavors, or any defect to my tongue or nose. Very rich, even the first 10 seconds steep rinse was a deep red color. The YS description is right on the mark, and now on my 10th steeping this brew is still thick, rich, and satisfying. I’ve added a full cake to my wish list already, what a value!

Flavors: Cocoa, Dates, Dried Fruit, Rich, Thick, Tobacco, Woody

Preparation
Boiling 0 min, 15 sec 5 g 4 OZ / 118 ML
looseTman

TeaEarleGreyHot,
Sounds good. How noticeable / obvious is the woody flavor? Thanks!

TeaEarleGreyHot

looseTman, The wood flavor is there, but not in the front. Sometimes wood is the only thing you can taste, but this tea is much richer and more complex. In fact, I’ve now bought two full (250 g) cakes of it. Yummy!

looseTman

So it’s subtle, not prominent?
“…richer and more complex.” certainly sounds good.
I wonder how it compares to 2018 Yunnan Sourcing Lucy Ripe Pu-erh?

looseTman

Have you tried the 3 other shou in this series?
– “Bu Lang Mountain”
– “Jingmai Mountain”
– “Me Song”
Thanks!

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