Tasting Notes – Meng Ding Yun Wu “Cloud Mist”


Classification: Sichuan Ming Qian Meng Ding Yun Wu “Cloud Mist” - Green tea 

Origin: China, Sichuan, Meng Ding mountain

Grade: Terrific, Top notch, Rare.

Leaf: Deep, dark green needle shaped leaves, perfectly twisted and even to each other. Nectar like aroma with sweet grass and warm hay.

Infused leaf: Light green, evenly long needles.

Liquor: Beautifully clear, light golden infusion, releasing an aroma of sweet cantaloupe melons, raspberry leaves and steamed broccoli. Cup smooth, buttery like with no astringency.

 

 

About: This tea had 2000 years of history. Planted during Han Dynasty and processed by the monks which were appointed to produce the tribute tea for emperor. The excellent quality of the teas from Meng Ding mountain was ahead of other teas and in year 813, the record mentioned that about 40 types of tea were regarded as the tribute tea. Meng Ding mountains are famous for its misty landscape of 191 yearly foggy days, from which the green tea was named, provide favourable condition for leaf-fragrance to synthesize.