In appearance: large, brown clumps of stuck together curled leaves, buds and thin cuttings. The aroma is restrained, woody with a bakery accent. The liquor is dark chestnut color.
The bouquet of the ready-made tea is mature, multifaceted, nutty and woody, with wine, dry fruit, mushroom and spicy notes. The aroma is intense, deep and warm. The taste is rich and mellow, buttery, with a refined bitterness of cocoa beans and nuances of spices. Lasting aftertaste.
Steep the tea in a hot water (95°C) in a teapot of porous clay. The proportion is 7-8 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 30 seconds. After that, starting with an exposure of 5-10 seconds and increasing the time to 3 minutes, you can steep the tea up to 9 times.
“Lao Cha Tou Bulanshan” is an excellent shu puer – rich, warm, meditative.