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Produced By Xingyang

Xingyang is a small talented team that blends pu'er to create their ideal, a classic Chinese flavor. They are known for their particular skill with clean, smooth fermentation.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY SPICY – cedar, sandalwood
  • VERY VEGETAL – old forest, moss
  • A LITTLE SAVORY – maple sap
  • A LITTLE FRUITY – juniper
DATE OF PICKING05/15/2002
Pu'erYunnan Province
ELEVATION1100 m
da ye zhongTea Varietal

This tea is Xingyang's crowning achievement. It is made with big leaf picked from thousand year old trees. The loose leaf is stored and slowly fermented in low moisture over one year and finished in 2003 for another eleven years of dry fermentation before being packed in 2014. The result is the sweetest, cleanest and deepest shu pu'er we have tried. This tea can be steeped over twenty times and yields a beautiful clear brew with a deep forest flavor and lingering aftertaste.

" The aroma is deep and earthy, like walking into an old mossy forest. Despite the mature aroma, the brew is crystal clean, and the tea is translucent and beautiful. The taste is sweet and sparkling, and the refined flavor lingers on the palate for hours. The woody cedar notes are aromatic like sandalwood incense.... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

4 g.6-8
oz.
use 205° watersteep 30 secondsresteep many times
add 15-30 sec. each infusion

Gongfu

4 g.6  oz.use 205° watersteep 10 seconds
add 10-30 sec. per steeping
enjoy many steepings

Iced/Cold

4 g.12
 oz.
use room temp. waterrefrigerate overnight
(8 to 12 hours)
add ice & enjoy

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