Yunnan Xiao Hu Sai Ancient Tree Gushu Raw Pu-erh Tea
Xiao Hu Sai village belongs to the Bang Ma Big Snow Mountain ridge of Mengku, Yunnan. Xiao Hu Sai has the largest reserve of ancient pu'erh trees in the Bing Dao area. Due to the recent years of high demand of Mengku pu'erh tea, Xiao Hu Sai has quickly gained fame for its high quality, ancient tree pu-erh tea. This tea is very fragrant, smooth, has strong honey note and hints of nutmeg, almond, vanilla, with a strong aftertaste or huigan.
Traditionally, puerh cakes are stacked together and wrapped in a bamboo skin case called a tong. One tong is composed of 5 individual cakes. To purchase a tong, please contact us directly.
Origin: Mengku, Yunnan province, China
Harvest Time: October 5, 2017
Elevation: 1800 meters
Bush Varietal: Mengku Da Ye (large leaves)
Caffeine level: Medium
It is very fragrant, mellow, thick, full bodied, very smooth, delicate, with a sweet aftertaste. Slightly astringent, quick Hui Gan.
210oF, 4g for 6 oz of spring/filtered water, 0.5-1 minute, up to 10 steepings, adjust to taste. We advise against the use of tap water as well as purified water.
It is recommended to use the Gongfu brewing method in order to get the most out of this tea. Please click here for Gongfu brewing instructions.