1999 Vintage Yiwu Zhen Shan Raw Sheng Pu'erh Tea
Hailing from the legendary tea mountain town of Yiwu, Yunnan, this 1999 tea is a rare find and a jewel of vintage sheng pu'erh tea. The passing years have brought a wonderful transformation of rich flavors. Very nice storage aroma, the early several steepings have very noticeable ginseng aroma, characteristic of a well-aged puerh tea. Very smooth and mellow, floral, woody notes complement the sweet aftertaste. Warm sensation and energy kick in and start to run through your body. After 6 steepings the ginseng notes is very subtle but creamy sweet notes progress. It gets even sweeter in the later steepings. After 20 years of age, this tea is like a wise sage whispering and guiding you through life's wonders and gives you complacency in your soul.
Origin: Yiwu, Yunnan province, China
Elevation: 1200 -1600 meters
Yunnan Da Ye (large leaves)
It has noticeable ginseng aroma, full bodied, smooth, rich, quinoa and woody notes, with hints of fruits and dates, and a sweet aftertaste.
210oF, 4g for 6 oz of spring/filtered water, 0.5 minute, up to 12 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.