Place of Origin: Ban Pen, Menghai, Yunnan
Vintage: 2020 Spring
Tea Varietal: Camellia sinensis var assamica
Harvest Time: End of March
Flavor: Complex and rich and slight bitterness disappears quickly leaving a pleasant and smooth aftertaste in the throat.
Liquor: Bright gold
Made entirely of Spring 2020 tea leaves harvested from over 300-year-old trees in the village of Ban Pen（班盆), Ban Pen neighbors Lao Ban Zhang（老班章）. It's inhabited by Lahu Minority（拉祜族）who earn their living mainly from tea. Ban Pen teas are similar to Ban Zhang teas both in appearance and taste but also have a unique taste of their own, a fast hui gan, and very good staying power both in the mouth and the again.
2020 Ban Pen Gushu Maocha
5-8 gr of tea per 150 ml boiling water, 1 rinse, 5 second infusions, up to 20 infusions