Peacock Village 2004 Shu from Verdant Tea

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Pu-erh Where to Buy:  Verdant Tea Product Description: The Peacock Village is unique in its perfectly light and clean body.  It does not weigh down the palate with earthiness.  Rather, it sparkles in its crisp sweetness.  The very large leaves used are similar to the old tea tree leaf material in the Xingyang 1998.   The first steepings yield a crystalline orange tea with tea oils swirling on top.  The sweetness is like rock sugar and white grapes.  After the preliminary steepings, the tea starts to unfold in darker buckwheat flavor and honey.  Unexpectedly, there is something Read More