Gong mei is type of white tea consisting of tea leaves and fine white buds with a grading between shou mei en bai mu dan. It's hardly available outside of China, but now offered by Teasenz. As it's already aged for several years, you'll enjoy a soft and mellow sweet flavor without any trace of bitterness. Given that this cake is 350 grams (or more than 12 ounces) in weight, you'll enjoy up to several hundred cups of tea at a bargain price. And the good news is, it's only going to better over time as you let it age further.
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|Steeping time||1 min|
|Steeping temperature||95 °C - 200 °F|
|Leaves per 500ml / 17oz teapot||2-5 gram|
|Tablespoons / 500ml (17 oz)||n/a|
|Tea Caffeine Content||low|
|Tea in Chinese||贡眉白茶饼|