Sticky Rice Fragrance

Mini Shu Puer Tuo Cha 2012

A convenient 8g single-serve shu puer from Jingmai, blended with the nuo mi xiang (“sticky rice fragrance”) herb that has a sweet aroma just like freshly cooked sticky rice. The mini tuo cha shape is highly convenient for travel.

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Tea Origin
Jingmai Mountain, Pu'er City, Yunnan Province, China

Tea Bush
Yunnan Dayezhong (Yunnan Large Leaf Tea Tree)

Tea Master
Gong Liping

Harvest Time
March-April

Picking Standard
One bud, three leaves - Size grade 5

A convenient 8g single-serve shu puer from Jingmai, blended with the nuo mi xiang (“sticky rice fragrance”) herb that has a sweet aroma just like freshly cooked sticky rice. The mini tuo cha shape is highly convenient for travel.

This tea not only has the sweet and long-lasting flavor of quality shu puer, but the rich yet refreshing sticky rice aroma from the blended nuo mi xiang herb. This blend is commonly used by the local ethnic minorities in Jingmai, including the Dai, Bulang, and Yi as an herbal remedy for helping digestion.

Sticky Rice Fragrance 2012 brewing guidelines

Weight per piece: 8 grams

How to store: Store in a dark, well ventilated area with less than 70% humidity. Less than 25 degrees C or 77 degrees F. Store in the paper or fabric, not plastic. Keep away from odors and fragrances.

How to infuse: Any cup, pot, or gaiwan made of porcelain, glass, yixing clay, iron, or other material will work.
1st infusion — one piece (discard wrapper) per 12 ounces. Use boiling water (212°F) for 5 minutes
2nd infusion — 2-3 minutes
3rd to 6th infusions — 5 minutes

Infusions: at least 5-6 times