First tribute PuErh tea given to emperor had shape of a melon or Jing Gua. Our 2010 Banzhang area GuShu is made of material coming from 300 - 400 year old trees and pressed in iconic melon shape.
This bud heavy tea have aged well already and gives aroma of wood and dried apricots. Liquor is lingering, smooth and thick, moderate sweetness works well with tapestry of aromatic wood flavors. There is also touch of nutty and herbal notes in taste accentuated by bit of cooling sensation.
Powerful tea that is calming down, relaxing but also very physical and intoxicating.
Season - Spring
Picking - One bud and two leaves
Elevation - Around 1500m
Storage - Taiwanese natural storage