2015 Chawangpu Mengsong Old Tree Xiao Bing

4.5 stars  4.5  1 review  Added 05.10.2015 by Eternal Spring, Tea status: [429] A 3022x
2015 Chawangpu Mengsong Old Tree Xiao Bing
2015 Chawangpu Mengsong Old Tree Xiao Bing 2015 Chawangpu Mengsong Old Tree Xiao Bing 2015 Chawangpu Mengsong Old Tree Xiao Bing
2015 Chawangpu Mengsong Old Tree Xiao Bing 2015 Chawangpu Mengsong Old Tree Xiao Bing 2015 Chawangpu Mengsong Old Tree Xiao Bing
2015 Chawangpu Mengsong Old Tree Xiao Bing

Category: Pu-erh

Country: China

Province: Yunnan

Harvest: Harvest 15.3 - 25.3.

Date of production: pressed 7.4. 2015

Producer: Cha Wang Shop Exclusive Products

Shop: Cha Wang Shop

Cha Wang Shop

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Description:

This tea come from Mengsong mountain, wild arbor tea garden. Trees are 80-120 years old, growing wild in forest.¨ We visited this garden in Januar 2015 and very like the place. We bought first harvest which was just 30kg only.

Hand processing in every step and sun-dried, traditional stone pressed in Menghai town.

Typical Mengsong taste, aromatic tea soup, sweet, full and strong, bittersweet long aftertaste.

Manufacturer : Cha Wang Shop
Production date: Harvest 15.3 - 25.3., pressed 7.4. 2015
Harvest Area : Mengsong mountain, Menghai, Xishuanbanna
Weight : 200g per cake, 5 cakes in one bamboo tong - 1kg


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Eternal Spring
11.11.2015 15:22:11
Eternal Spring

Good Mengsong

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Beautiful smell of rinsed leaves – flowery-sweet fragrance. Very deep „odour“

The first infusion is fragrant and sweet, with just a little astringency in the end, fast huigan. The colour of the brew is light-yellow and it quickly changes to orange.

The taste is full, outstanding, sweet, spicy and fragrant. Simply splendid. Out of all 5 teas in 2015 ChawangPu Collection is Mengsong the one most fragrant.

Astringency is gentle. Fair warming-up energy.

This is nice tea from Mengsong area. Tasty young sheng suitable to drink now, for those how loves young green puerhs. Fragrant, spicy taste typical for Mengsong. It will also mature well, I guess.

We will also write about Mengsong tea pressed into bamboo - 2014 Autumn Mengsong Bamboo Raw Puerh Tea 500g.
There is also one ripe puerh from Mengsong area - 2014 Mengsong Ripe Puerh Cake 357g – we will write about this one later. Anyway all reviewed Mengsong puerh teas can be seen here.

Very nice tea for the price of $22 / 200g cake (2015).


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