The 2019 ZSL Autumn Yibang Ma Li Shu from Tea Encounter is a very sweet sheng Puerh from Malishu village in the Yibang area. Sweet with a tannic edge!
The 2020 ZSL Mahei from Tea Encounter is a fresh young puerh from spring 2020. It has some traces of Mahei sweetness but there is also something fresh going on.
In this article, I discuss the best teas I drank in 2019. I picked a 2017 Silver Needle, a Yakushima Sencha and a 2003 Ban Zhang sheng puer.
The 2019 Tea Encounter Gua Feng Zhai is a complex tea that is perfect for a hot day in Spring. You get a fruity sweetness with the freshness of green pears.
Tea Encounter’s 2013 Fangmingyuan Nannuo started out with dominant tobacco flavours and changed into a really sweet brew with a bite in the finish.
Tea Encounter’s 2015 Nannuo Duo Yi Zhai is an interesting and fun tea to drink. It is a journey into the unknown that offers a subtle sweetness and tobacco.
Tea Encounter’s 2019 Bang Dong is one of the most fun sheng puers I have ever tried. Discovering the different flavours was a true adventure.
Tea Encounter’s 2013 Chen Xi Hao Gao Shan Zhai is the perfect everyday sheng puer. It’s nothing extraordinary but just subtle flavours of golden raisins.
Tea Encounter’s Bai Yin Shan Yesheng is both refreshing and warming. It has complex flavours that go from fresh and green to a warming and subtle sweetness.
Tea Encounter’s Zheng Si Long 2015 Wa Long is a subtle tea that offers a complex sweetness and an intense Qi that will make you feel warm and fuzzy inside.
The 2003 Yuanjiutang Ban Zhang from Tea Encounter is a perfect example of an aged sheng Puer. It offers a cotton candy sweetness that lingers for a while.