2023 Mahei Shengpu 麻黑 - Yiwu Terroir, Autumn
2023 Mahei Shengpu 麻黑 - Yiwu Terroir, Autumn
2023 Mahei Shengpu 麻黑 - Yiwu Terroir, Autumn
2023 Mahei Shengpu 麻黑 - Yiwu Terroir, Autumn
2023 Mahei Shengpu 麻黑 - Yiwu Terroir, Autumn
2023 Mahei Shengpu 麻黑 - Yiwu Terroir, Autumn

2023 Mahei Shengpu 麻黑 - Yiwu Terroir, Autumn

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Máhēi 麻黑 belongs to the Yiwu tea area, located in Mengla County. It was one of the six ancient tea areas, and it is rich in centuries-old tea trees, as one of the most charming parts of Yiwu tea, a rare gem in terms of quality.
A small yet highly populated village, Mahei has the largest tea planting area and more output than any other areas in Yiwu, making this village one of the most important to identify the multiple aspects of Yiwu tea flavor.

Its liquor is soft and full of the aging taste, together with a singular floral and honey fragrance and a refreshing hue, that lasts for a long time in the cup.

A mountainous area which has been greatly esteemed for its distinctive gentle flavor, and eminently used as a tribute tea to the emperors who have desired its precious leaves, Yiwu has gained through the centuries the title of Queen of Shengpu. Many tea enthusiasts have written and talked about it, and numerous traders have claimed to own the original flavor of Yiwu. The different sides of this area all have their own unique flavor, and contibute to constantly recreate the idea of authenticity. To fully explore the wide rage of Yiwu's personality, try also our selected 2020 Bohetang Shengpu and 2008 Guafengzhai Shengpu, all available in the traditional 357 gr. compressed format.

Origin: Mahei, Yiwu Mountain, Xishuangbanna, Southwest Yunnan
Flush: Spring 2006
Storage: avoid heat, light, and moisture.

EASTERN BREWING
Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 25 ml of water
Rinse: before starting the infusion, rinse the leaves one or two times 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 10-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed.
Water temperature: 95-100° C
Number of brews: 12-15

WESTERN BREWING
Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water
Brewing time: 2-3 minutes
Water temperature: 95-100° C