Factory: Jin Yu Xuan
Harvest Year: 2009
Harvest Area: Nan Nuo Mountain
This very large 1000g collector teabrick comes from the famous Nan Nuo Mountain in
Xishuangbanna, Yunnan. This very rare, limited edition brick is made from wild ancient puer tea trees that are 500 to 800 years old. It is very soft, smooth, gentle and refreshing. The color is a crystal clear light amber. It is a great tea to drink now, and is also a good tea for aging. The Jin Yu Xuan company, only produces a limited amount of tea a year. Only a few companies use real ancient tea trees to make black puer.
Amount to use: 1 tablespoon of tea to 3/4 of a cup of water (6g tea to 178ml water, or 0.18oz tea to 6oz water.) This tea can be brewed about 10 times.
How to brew: Gently loosen tea from the edge of the tea cake using your hand, a tea pick or a butter knife. Place the tea in the teapot. Add *195 degree F (90 C) water to the teapot to awaken and clean the tea. Immediately pour out and discard the water. Rinse the tea and discard the water a second time. Finally, add water and brew 8-35 seconds. Serve. Be careful not to over brew this tea.
*This temperature may be approximated by:
1) Heating water until medium bubbles form or
2) Removing a pot of boiling water from its heat source and letting it sit for about 5 minutes.