Tuo Cha - Shu - 2013

Strong, earthy, ripened (Shu) style Pu Er tea compressed into the traditional bowl shape. Made in 2013 by the famous Xiaguan tea factory in Dali, Western Yunnan province, the rich tea leaves are shaped by hand as they have been for over 100 years. A robust, yet smooth flavor with deep brown/red liquor. The bowl shape originated at Xiaguan and they have won numerous prizes around the world. Brewing: 1 dime sized piece, 212 deg, 30 sec., 6 infusions.