So I tried the Menghai cake today
The tea brews dark for a supposedly 03 tea
It’s quite all right…. sweetish, losing some of that really young edge already, decent flavours, pretty typical big factory stuff… nothing fancy, nothing too horrid…. a bit rough later on, but that’s to be expected. It was probably stored a bit wet early on, but storage is fine too.
Chopped leaves…. stuff like this can sell for quite a bit of money these days if you go to the wrong stores. It’s amazing what people sell things at these days. I just bought a couple to see what happens to them over time, since I have very few big factory tea. We’ll find out