Nan Nuo Shan Raw Pu erh Tea 2009


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Overall taste round and flowing; creamy flavor with hint of floral and bark notes; sweet finish combining with pleasant sticky rice-like aroma sustained. Flavor gradually increased more noticeable in subsequent brewings. 
  • Origin: Nan Nuo Shan, Meng Hai, YunNan province
  • Raw pu erh tea, “sheng”.
  • Smooth, quick pleasant sweet return.
  • 2009 raw ingredient, compressed in 2017
  • Storing: keep in odorless, ventilated, dry, and avoid sunlight.
  • Shelf Life: the longer the better in the proper storage condition.

Nan Nuo Mountain, a famous ancient tea area with a long history of more than 700 years of tea cultivation, belongs to Gelanghe Township of Menghai County. It is located in the eastern part of Menghai County, about 20 kilometers away from Menghai County, bordered Jinghong City in the east, Menghun Town in the south, Menghai Town in the northwest, and reached Mengsong Township across LiuSha River in the north.

The ancient tea area in NanNuo Mountain includes two village committees, Nan Nuo Mountain and Pa Sha,the ancient tea distribution areas of ancient tea trees. Among them, Nan Nuo Shan Village Committee administers 23 villages with the ancient tea garden covers an area of 12,000 acres, and has a density of 169 plants per acre. The Pa Sha Village Committee consists of 5 villages with population of 1,844, and the ancient tea garden covers an area of 3,000 acres. The tea tree is between 200 and 500 years old, and the density of tea trees is about 125 plants per acre.


Steeping Guide

For best tasting result, the pressed pu erh tea should be pried to loose form and exposed in the air a few days before brewing.

  • Tea ware recommended: Yixing Clay, Gaiwan, Ceramic teapot
  • Water Temperature: 195°F to 212°F
  • Tea leaves / water: 1g:40ml (depending on personal taste)

Common brewing steps of raw pu erh tea:

  • Rinse tea wares with hot boiling water.
  • Put the tea leaves into a teapot.
  • Pour boiling water into it to wash off the dirt and impurities of tea, immediately drain off the water. In this case can improve the clarity of tea and also can fully release the taste of pu erh tea.
  • First steep: fill hot water into tea pot and steep for about 45 sec.
  • Transfer tea to a tea pitcher and ready to share.

*Gradually increase steeping time when tea is fading out

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