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.
pound cake, whipped cream
creamy, full bodied
savory - pound cake, whipped cream
floral - vanilla
fruit - cacao
texture - creamy, full bodied
DATE OF PICKING04/20/2008
mengku da yeTea Varietal
This is an incredible cake made entirely of leaf material normally reserved for fine golden buds Yunnan Black. The buds are slowly and cleanly fermented before being stone-pressed into loose cakes for further aging. The result is sweet and savory like fine Jin Jun Mei, but with the deep forest complexity of fine shu pu'er. Thick, commanding and singular, this is a cake to invest in and enjoy for many years.
Xingyang has painstakingly removed the pulp from green mandarin oranges and stuffed them with a beautiful budset shu pu’er to infuse with the citrus[...]
'This luxurious shu pu’er combines the best of yunnan black tea with the complexity of pu’er. The flavor is sweet and full of vanilla aromatics, with infusions that taste like fresh, warm pound cake. The trademark ‘sparkling’ quality of Xingyang’s clean fermentation brings out the velvety quality of the buds.'
4 g.6-8 oz.use 205° watersteep 30 secondsresteep many times add 15-30 sec. each infusion
4 g.6 ozuse 205° watersteep 10 seconds add 10-30 sec. per steepingenjoy many steepings