100g Nannuo Sun-Dried Red Mini Bing 晒干紅小餅

Li Shulin

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100.00 Grams
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Nannuo Sun-Dried Red Mini Bing (曬乾紅小餅, Shài Gān Hóng Xiǎo Bǐng, "Sun-Dried Red Small Bing") - This tea is made from the big leaf varietal of the Yunnan tea plant that is used to make Pu'er. It differs in process from Pu'er and most process of red tea in that it is never cooked. Instead the fresh leaves are rolled and massaged, breaking the cell walls and releasing the enzyme polyphenol oxidase which catalyzes the oxidation of the leaves. The tea leaves are massaged between one and three times over the course of the day and left in the shade to rest in between. By nightfall the green leaves have turned brick red. The oxidation gives this tea its refreshingly light astringency and its deep, sweet woody character. This tea was our introduction into the world of Shài Gān Hóng Chá 曬乾紅茶 ("Sun Dried Red Teas"). The juicy freshness of this uncooked red makes it a great starter red tea for folks just beginning their red tea journey or who might be unaccustomed to the astringency of small-leaf, cooked red teas.

This mini bing includes 100g of pressed tea. The base color of the wrapper is red, indicating that it is a Red Tea. The ring and bat are white, indicating that this tea is made from standard leaves. 

2 Reviews

  • 5
    Amazing Quality. Daily Driver.

    Posted by Alexander Duarte on Mar 11th 2024

    This tea surprised me. I didn't expect to be as impressed as I was, mainly because I ordered this in a set of 7 with some other amazing teas like the Gamma Ray, Ultraviolet, and Gu Shu Pu'er but man was I underprepared. This tea has a wonderfully crisp taste that is continually evolving and deepening as the infusions go on. It very quickly took the place as my daily tea as it gives a nice even level of caffeine while maintaining a pleasant experience as the tea and fragrance opens and changes. If you don't already have a nice go-to tea or are looking at a great starting point look no further. Overall great choice!

  • 5
    Yes please

    Posted by Michael Avakian on Apr 29th 2023

    Delicious malty tea. Excellent production. I hope it likes me as much as I like it.