Nan Jian Tulin Tea Factory, Dali, Yunnan, China
An organic processed shou pu-erh from the Nan Jian Tulin Tea Factory. An ever-present air of Dutch potato heightened with hints of spice and a mulled wine sweetness.
Dry leaf: dark brown curled leaves with golden buds present
Liquor: amber colour, warmed spuds, fermented sweetness
Process: pan-fired, rolled, post fermented, compressed
Storage: Break up the disc in pieces and keep in a clay caddy. Clay pores and occasional opening introduces the right amount of oxygen that help the tea develop character over time.
1. Pre-heat a 150ml Yixing (clay) pot with boiling water
2. Add 8-10g of tea and rinse the leaves for up to 10 seconds
3. Brew using 90-100C water for 20-30 seconds
4. Can be infused >8 times