2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g

4.5 stars  4.5  1 review  Added 02.10.2013 by Eternal Spring, Tea status: [278] A 4690x
2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g
2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g
2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g
2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g
2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Shuang Shu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g

Category: Pu-erh

Country: China

Province: Yunnan

Date of production: Mengsong - At the end of March 2013, Jingmai - 4th April 2013

Producer: Cha Wang Shop Exclusive Products

Shop: Cha Wang Shop

Cha Wang Shop

Tags: , , , , ,

Description:

This is the first time we made blending raw puer cake, so we took advice from a more experienced tea seller, who is also a friend. He offered many high quality Maocha from Mengsong area. The materials we chose came from the highest altitude (1860m) place, next to the Naban river national nature reserve. Far away from noise and pollution!

Jingmai tea came from the same tea-maker as last year. We watched them only pick ancient trees for us. All the tea leaves are from one single tea garden. The owner is very proud of his beautiful garden and a very tall king tree.

This blend incorporates selected materials from two different places to provide roundness of taste. Jingmai ancient tree tea and Mengsong ancient tree tea, one to one. A tea with the most stable quality and a tea with the greatest potential. They all have the same floral flavor but different structure. Mengsong added enough depth to Jingmai, Jingmai softening Mengsong and making it move. A satisfying richness and depth of flavor create harmony and balance in the tea. These, in turn, help to improve the taste and brings new strength to the cake.


  •   Display count: 4690  


Eternal Spring
07.10.2013 12:37:37
Eternal Spring

Jingmai and Mengsong

5 stars 4.5 This review helped: 0 / 0

I was really pleased by the tea from Jingmai last year- it was the cake - 2012 Chawangpu Jingmai Gu Shu Xiao Bing Cha 200g - 5 stars rating, so I was very curious about this tea which is blend of Jingmai and Mengsong . Both areas are separated by about 50km west and east from the road linking Menghai and Lancang . Jingmai is an alpine area, where the original tea forest is growing with trees several hundred years old. The original area of old tea trees is now surrounded by the newly planted tea bushes. Jingmai is recently gaining popularity. Local government is investing a lot in infrastructure and tourism is on ascend. But as stated by the manufacturer, the material for this tea was collected in mountainous areas far from the "noise and pollution”. In case of Mengsongu the material come from the tea trees growing 1,860 meters high, near the nature reserve Naban River Watershed National Nature Reserve. The aroma is very intense. The more you inhale the more intense it smells. The smell is floral with a sweetness of honey. Jingmai tea adds its floral aroma to the tea. The pleasant floral taste remains on the tongue long after the first cup. The taste is full, balanced. There is a mild bitterness on the tongue after the second cup. After the third cup the bitterness disappears. Hui gan is fast, there is an intense sweetness in the aftertaste and long lasting floral flavor. Regarding energy, the tea has not such power as Jingmai from the last year (2012). Energy is more "cultivated ", it nicely opens "Bai Hui " (Hundred Convergences). I liked the tea. Price $40 is little bit higher for 200g Xiao Bing.

Flush 5s - 20s, 7, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 50, 60


Was this review helfule? Yes / No





Teas - Pu-erh

2016 Chawangpu Bada Laoyu Raw Puerh Cake

2016 Chawangpu Bada Laoyu Raw Puerh Cake 400g
0.0 stars 0 reviews

Lao Yu (老妪) : old woman Material for this cake came from a small Bulang...

2006 Haiwan Certified Organic Pasha

2006 Haiwan Certified Organic Pasha Mountain
4.5 stars 1 review

Tall and straight forest - Meng Pasha Pasha in the Aini language means tall and...

Bulang Shan 2013 - blind tasting set 4

Bulang Shan 2013 - blind tasting set 4
4.5 stars 1 review

rich and delicate bulang bitter taste with sweetish aftertaste, sweet tingling almost...

2006 Changtai Long Ma Rui Ming "Dragon

2006 Changtai Long Ma Rui Ming "Dragon Horse" Raw Puerh Cake 400g
4.0 stars 1 review

This cake is composed of Lancang and Menghai area selected materials.After 5 years...

2012 Chawangpu Yiwu Zhangjiawan Gu Shu

2012 Chawangpu Yiwu Zhangjiawan Gu Shu Xiao Bing Cha 200g
0.0 stars 0 reviews

Our Yiwu gushu for this year comes from an old village in Mansa area - Zhang Jia Wan...

2014 Mengsong Ripe Puerh Cake

2014 Mengsong Ripe Puerh Cake
0.0 stars 0 reviews

2014 late spring harvest, Mengsong area, moderate fermentation. Classic...


Quotes - Pu-erh


„Nèi piào (内票): A larger description ticket or flyer packaged loose under the wrapper. Both aid in assuring the identity of the cake. It usually indicates factory and brand. As well, many nèi piào contain a summary of the tea factories' history and any additional laudatory statements concerning the tea, from its taste and rarity, to its ability to cure diseases and effect weight loss.“

cake-dissection_md
Source Web: Pu-erh tea[online]. Wikipedia. Available on WWW: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pu-erh_tea>. [q849] [s62]





Remember what tea did you drink year ago?

Create your own collection of favorite teas and keep the track what you have drunk.

How to add a tea?

Public or Private tea catalogue?

We will help you with tea selection.

Do you like quality loose tea?
We will help you to find the right one for you. Be inspired by tea ratings of other tea lovers. Rating stars could help you.    5 stars    5 stars 

More tea reviews

Photos

Picture showing
Chengdu, the capital
Chengdu, the capital
zhang wei; 樟味 -

Review your cup of tea.

Review the tea you are drinking and help other tea lovers to find the right cup of tea.


      5 stars  3 stars   1 stars

Theme

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Quotes

„As for “the physical form has no such form,” and “things have no such thingness,” physical form and things disintegrate before long, ultimately returning to nothing. This is observant insight, or understanding; once you can understand, you will naturally be detached from illusions, so delusions and random imaginations spontaneously disappear without having to be eliminated. Because thoughts in the mind are all empty, therefore it is said one “only sees emptiness.” This is a matter of transcendental knowledge, not run-of-the-mill quietism. “

Source Book: Cleary, Thomas. Practical Taoism. Shambhala Publications Inc, 1998. p. 112. ISBN: 978-1570622007. [q709] [s79]

Photos

Tea plantation, Sri
A view of Darjeeling
Small inspiration
banner 4SUP.CZ - Nafukovací Paddleboardy