D197 Mao Shan Wang
The Mao Shan Wang 猫山王, also known as Musang King is renowned for its thick flesh, small core, and delightful melt-in-your-mouth consistency. Its enduring flavour presents a complex, bittersweet taste with a savoury aftertaste.
Mao Shan Wang (MSW) FAQs
What is Mao Shan Wang durian?
The Mao Shan Wang durian is a well-known and perhaps the most-consumed variety of durian. It is oval/egg-shaped and has a lighter green husk.
The Mao Shan Wang grows on a 30-year-old tree and is cultivated in Pahang, where the soil conditions are best. The climate and hilly areas attribute to dry flesh that tastes bittersweet, with an aromatic aftertaste.
The Mao Shan Wang durian smells sweet and doesn’t hit your nose with a sharp punch. With little to no fibre, the texture of its flesh is thick, delicate, rich, buttery, bright golden yellow, and comes off easily from its flat, baby seed.
Mao Shan Wang is one of the durians with multiple layers of taste! It is worth trying at least once! Mao Shan Wang is, without a doubt, one of the most popular durians in Singapore!
What does Mao Shan Wang taste like?
Mao Shan Wang durians are among the most iconic, unique and sought-after durian varieties.
These extraordinary fruits are prized for their unusual combination of sweet and savoury taste, with a hint of bitterness lingering on the tongue. In addition to its distinctive taste, MSW durian is notable for its delicate, rich, and buttery texture.
Because of their unique flavour profile, MSW durians are often considered to be the “kinder surprise” of the durian world. If you’re looking for a truly unique culinary experience, MSW durians are worth trying!
Where is Mao Shan Wang durian from?
Mao Shan Wang is a type of durian that originates from Tanah Merah, Kelantan in Malaysia. DurianBB’s MSW durian grows on a 30-year-old tree and is cultivated in Pahang, where the soil conditions are best. The climate and hilly areas attribute to dry flesh that tastes bittersweet, with an aromatic aftertaste.
Mao Shan Wang is one of the most popular types of durian and is highly sought after by durian lovers. The mao shan wang durian is considered the king of all durians and is known for its creamy, rich, and delicious flesh. If you have the chance to try mao shan wang, you certainly won’t be disappointed.