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Canton Single Mountain Puerh: De Hong Ye Sheng 2012
Canton Single Mountain Puerh: De Hong Ye Sheng 2012This is an exceptional raw Puerh cake made from a native varietal of a wild Puerh tree that has dark purple leaves. This 野生茶 (Wild Tea) is naturally dark in color and the quality of the leaves and the skilled processing ensures it has excellent aging potential.
The infused liquor is bright and floral with hardly any astringency. It has a smooth, robust taste and a full mouthfeel.
Ye Sheng "野生“ varietal aka 'Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze var. assamica (J. Masters) Kitam' is a primeval varietal that pre-dates Camellia Sinensis var. Assamica and is a native, non hybrid varietal. It grows wild in the forests of Yunnan at an altitude of 1600-2200 meters and has natural pest resistant properties.
|Harvesting Area||Mangshi Township of Dehong prefecture|
|Harvest Date||Spring 2012|
|Varietal||Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze var. assamica (J. Masters) Kitam.|
|Leaf Appearance||Varied size and length leaves with some buds|
|Tasting Notes||Exceptionally smooth and almost completely without bitterness|
|Quick Brewing Instructions||Use the gongfu style. A small teapot (or small amount of water) with 3-4 g of tea and hot water: 95°C (203°F) infused for just 20 secs. Reinfuse at least 6 times.
Read more about Puerh Tea in Canton Tea School.
Earthy and mild.Review by Rob