2004 Yiwu Mountain Raw Puerh
Yiwu is a town and a mountain famous for puerh tea. It is in Xishuangbanna, which is the southern part of the Yunnan Province. Puerhs from Yiwu mountain area were highly prized by Emperor Qiang Long, and that admiration continues to be shared by contemporary puerh lovers. Yiwu puerhs are known for their gentle and mild character, flavor and good aging characteristics.
This particular selection offers pleasing fruitiness with the quintessential Yunnan backbone. It's good for multiple steeps (10+), has a cooling mouthfeel, and develops a beautiful honey sweetness.
From Menghai factory. The label says it's from wild trees.
Puerh tea (sheng)