2000 Menghai Factory '7572'

2000 Menghai Factory '7572'

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A fine example of one of the most prolific shoucha productions in Pu’er tea culture - Menghai Factory's ‘7572'. This version was stripped of its wrappers and broken up early in life prior to being exported to Hong Kong.

Large leaf material and full fermentation provide a broad platform for flavor development. Initial storage took place in Hong Kong before this tea returned to the mainland about a decade later. Kunming's drier and cooler conditions carried this tea into a second transformation stage. Hints of aged aroma - chenxiang, and  shenxiang - ginseng fragrance, reveal that this tea is on the way to becoming equally as enjoyable if not surpassing its older sibling* over the coming decade.

* Visit our 1980s Menghai 'Ginseng Fragrance' Shoucha