Pride of Menghai tasting kit - Puerhshop
This cake is a QS certified Green product made by Nanqiao Tea Factory, a tea factory located in Menghai, Xishuangbanna. As a batch # 701 product it uses 2007 early Spring raw material with a real nice floral smell, and the aroma was very soothing. It had variable hints of honey, floral, fresh grass and the slightest melon.
It is a Gold award winner in Chengdu like Nanqiao 753, some believes that it would become a prized collectable.
- Manufactured by: Nanqiao Tea Factory
- Vintage: 2007 unfermented or raw
- Premium class
- Loose tea leaves
- Caffeine: Moderate
- Model: Nanqiao Menghai Jewel - 217
Boiling Rinse 10sec X 2 then waited 60sec
1st Infusion - 10sec
2nd Infusion - 15sec
3rd Infusion - 10sec
4th Infusion - 30sec
The first sip hit me with bitterness, and a strong flow. The liquid has a potent aftertaste while swallowing. Left a lingering peppery buttery taste on my tongue way after finishing the last cup.
The color was a beautiful golden liquor.
There were no "qi" effects for this puerh.
This is a 2007 puerh and has the potential to be something big a few years down the road. For right now, I am going to put this one on the shelf and age a bit.