NanNuo 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, NanNuo Mountain and Pasha，the ancient tea distribution areas of ancient tea trees. Among them, NanNuo Mountain 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 Pasha 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.
It is recommended to use bigger tea sets such as ceramic sets, Yixing Clay sets or gaiwan to brew pu’erh tea, to enjoy the better quality and characteristic of pu’erh tea’s color, aroma and the taste. 90°c to 100°c of water temperature will be better.
For best tasting result, the pressed pu'erh tea should be pried to loose form and exposed in the air two weeks before brewing.
Ratio of tea and water: 1g:50ml (depending on personal taste)
The usual brewing method of raw pu’erh tea:
*Gradually increase steeping time when tea is fading out