Jingmai mountain is located in the southwestern border of Yunnan province, in Lancang County, Pu'er city. Few hours of travel separate our Nannuo mountain from Jingmai, but the taste of Shupu produced in this ancient mountain is warm and familiar.
The great variety of wild and ancient tea trees gained Jingmai its popularity, but what fascinated us is its complexity of flavor, and the beautiful golden hues that can be admired in the pressed leaves. Their aroma has the under-forest mellowness that recalls our 2016 Tuocha, but Jingmai also has a slightly bitter aftertaste, that emerges timidly in the huigan - the "returning flavor". This excellent quality releases an intense fragrance of dates, that persists in the cup even when the warmth of the infusion disappears.
The precious dark leaves have been pressed in toucha, in the fixed 8x4.5cm shape, and in 200 gr. stone pressed cakes, for the best aging experience.
Origin: Southwest Yunnan, Jingmai Mountain Flush: Spring 2018 Storage: Avoid heat, light, and moisture
EASTERN BREWING Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 30 ml of water Rinse: before starting the infusion, rinse the leaves with a very fast washing in order to let them rehydrate and release a more intense brew. Gently cover the leaves with boiling water and pour it after a few seconds. Brewing time: Begin with a 15-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. Water temperature: 100° C Number of brews: 8-10
WESTERN BREWING Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing time: 5 minutes Water temperature: 100° C
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
Our constantly updated offer includes all tea categories: white, green, yellow, dark (fermented heicha), and wulong.
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