Orgin: Menghai, Yunnan Province
Harvest: 2013 early spring, tender 1 sprout and one leaves of original ancient tea trees
Material: Lotus Leaf, Mandarin Peel and Pile Fermentation Pu’er Tea
- dry tea is cake shape with suitable tightness and thickness, lustrous reddish dark brown color, showing golden hair
- dark orange color tea soup, clear and bright
- clean and pure, aged fragrances with Lotus Leaf and Mandarin aroma
- mellow and pure, mild fruity tastes with sweet aftertaste
- wet tea is fat and thick, even, reddish brown
Mandarin Peel Pu’er 柑普 [gān pǔ] Tea is made of mandarin peels from Xinhui of Guangdong Province and ripe Pu’er tea from Yunnan Province, through special producing processes. It combines the fruit flavor of Xinhui Mandarin and the taste of Yunnan Pu ‘er tea, which makes citrus peel (i.e. tangerine peel) and tea absorb each other’s essence, forming a unique flavor and a unique taste. Its health care function has the effect of Xinhui tangerine peel and Pu’er tea. Regulating qi, invigorating spleen and stomach, eliminating dampness and phlegm, eliminating accumulation and resolving stagnation. The combination of Pu’er tea and Pu’er tea can be regarded as a unique combination in terms of both expression and connotation. Its health care effect naturally has both advantages: it has the functions of strengthening spleen and stomach, clearing away heat and toxin, resolving phlegm and relieving cough, reducing fat and weight, nourishing beauty, anti arteriosclerosis, anti-aging and sobering up.
The materials of Xinhui tangerine peel and Yunnan Pu’er are perfectly combined. They are naturally made. The older they are, the more fragrant they are. Tangerine peel and Pu’er are both excellent health care products. Both of them are famous for their fragrance, efficacy and value as they age. Tangerine Pu tea is natural in appearance and connotation, which can be called a unique. On its soup surface is usually covered by oil droplets, its fruity and aging aroma is rich, and its flavor is smooth and mellow with a sweet aftertaste.
Pu’er 普洱 [pǔ ěr] tea has also been lauded as the “drinkable antique”. The flavor and color of raw Pu’er Tea changes when properly stored over a period of time. Young raw Pu’er: The ideal liquors should be aromatic with a light but distinct odours of camphor, rich herbal notes like Chinese medicine, fragrance floral notes, hints of dried fruit aromas such as preserved plums, and should exhibit only some grassy notes. Young raw Pu’er may sometimes be quite bitter and astringent, but should also exhibit a pleasant mouthfeel and “sweet” aftertaste, referred to as gān (甘) and húigān(回甘).
The kind of teas could be called High Mountian Tea 高山茶, the tea fields’ height above sea level must be higher than 800 meters. Comparing with other teas growing at lower see levels, high mountian teas are much more special: first, high mountian tea’s tastes are more clear and sweet, because of strong root systems, high mountain tea plants could absorb more mineral substances and nutrients; Second, high mountian tea’s textures are more smooth and soft, since high mountains surround all the year round with cloud and mist, high humidities, rich diffusion lights and big differences in temperature between the day and the night are optimal for tea plants to produce some desirable compounds; Third, high mountian tea’s liquid is more clear and bright, because lights on high mountains are mainly blue-purple lights, which could restrain undesirable compounds to produce; Fourth, high mountian green tea‘s fragrances are much higher, longer daylight hours and relative lower temperatures are good for fresh leaves to produce aromatic compounds.