2015 Nan Nuo Mountain Ancient Tree Raw Puer - 2015 南糯山古树生普洱饼茶
Our Nan Nuo Raw Puer was selected specially to bring new, mellow sensations to our drinkers after exploring the region and visiting Master. Tian’s the tea planation. The tea plantation is located between 1,600 – 1,800 meters in Duo Yi Village that is on the top of the Nannuo Mountain in Menghai county of Xishuangbanna.
This exceptional raw (or sheng) Puer tea was harvested on 28th March 2015 from old tea trees between 400-600 years old. Tea was hand made by Master Tian, he uses traditional production methods like hand firing, hand rolling, sun drying, and stone pressing of the cakes.
The dry leaves are dark green in colour with shiny and downy buds. Green, mellow, round and fruity with sweet camphor aromas and pleasant astringency, this tea will become darker and mellower as it slowly ages.
Normal Brewing Method
Water Temperate: 100 ºC
Tea quantity: 3g tea leaves in a 350ml cup
Steep time: at least 1 minute.
Infusions: about 3 times – don't remove the leaves from the mug, as once the water level is low, simply add more water and keep going until the flavour of the tea is gone
Gong-Fu Cha Brewing Method
Vessel size: 100ml - 200ml
Tea quantity: 1/4 or 1/3 Vol. of vessel capacity
Water temperate: 100 ºC
Pre-heat your tea vessel with boiling water, discard water before putting tea in. Add the tea leaves to the heated vessel. Add boiling water to the leaves until tea vessel overflows. Discard water immediately, this is to rinse and heat the tea leaves before the 1st brew.
1st steep - 1s
2nd steep - 10s
3rd steep - 10s
4th steep - 10s
5th steep - 20s
6th steep - 30s
7th steep as desired