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Tea sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – Sun-Dried Purple Buds Wild Pu Erh

Tea sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – Sun-Dried Purple Buds Wild Pu Erh

Classification: Sun-Dried Purple Buds Wild Pu Erh 2018 - Sheng “Raw” dark tea or white tea?
Cultivar: Ye Sheng
Origin: China, Yunnan, Dehong
Grade: Magnificent, Exquisite
Leaf: Beautiful medium-sized purple-yellow and green buds, resembling the appearance of a dragon tail, giving off the fragrance of passion fruit, fennel and black pepper.
Infused leaf: Infused buds are of reddish-green colour with intense notes of apricot, hay and parsley.
Liquor: The cup has a vibrant apricot colour. The mouth-feel is complex, rich and creamy, offering a fresh aroma of apricots, black pepper and clove. The liquid is juicy and smooth with sweet-sour notes of mangoes, lychee fruits and...


Tea Sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – Hai Lang Hao “Bu Lang tribute brick” Ripe Pu Erh 2014

Tea Sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – Hai Lang Hao “Bu Lang tribute brick” Ripe Pu Erh 2014

Classification: Hai Lang Hao “Bu Lang tribute brick” Ripe Pu Erh 2014 - Shu “ripe/matured” dark tea/aged tea
Cultivar: Yunnan Da Ye
Origin: China, Yunnan, Xishuangbanna, Menghai county, Bulang Mountain
Grade: Supreme quality
Leaf: Compressed brick of velvety brown leaves and golden buds. Mellow aroma of cherry wood, vanilla and stewed meat.
Infused leaf: Infused leaves are deep chocolate colour with strong aroma of sweet cherry, dates and chocolate.
Liquor: The liquid has burgundy colour, it's brilliantly deep and thick. Aroma of the cup is sweet cherry and vanilla. The mouth-feel is excellent, complex, rich and full-bodied with a mellow red bean paste taste, decaying wood...


Tea Sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – 5 Years aged Mang Fei Mountain Ripe Pu Erh

Tea Sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – 5 Years aged Mang Fei Mountain Ripe Pu Erh

 

Classification: 5 Years aged Mang Fei Mountain Ripe Pu Erh - Shu “ripe/matured” dark tea/aged tea
Cultivar: Yunnan Da Ye
Origin: China, Yunnan, Lincang, Yong De county
Grade: Great quality
Leaf: The leaves are of medium size and unevenly twisted, some forming sort of dreads. Aroma is smooth and subtle with notes of cherry, ripe plum and dried fruit.
Infused leaf: Infused leaves are deep chocolate colour with more persistent aroma of green wood, herbs and dingy cellar.
Liquor: Cup has burgundy colour, brilliant and thick yet it is tiny bit lighter than most Pu Erh teas. Aroma is sweet, floral with a hint of...


Tea sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – Bu Lang Mountain Cha Tou Ripe Pu Erh Tea Nuggets 2015

Tea sourcing – batch N.240 Pu Erh Teas – Bu Lang Mountain Cha Tou Ripe Pu Erh Tea Nuggets 2015

Classification: Bu Lang Mountain Cha Tou Ripe Pu Erh Tea Nuggets 2015 - Shu “ripe/matured” dark tea/aged tea
Cultivar: Yunnan Da Ye
Origin: China, Yunnan, Xishuangbanna, Menghai county, Bulang Mountain
Grade: Supreme quality
Leaf: Small, blobs of tea leaves composed of golden buds and leaves. Aroma of dried figs, wet forest floor and sweet soy sauce.
Infused leaf: Infused leaves are still in blobs :) and are of deep chocolate colour with persistent aroma of decaying wood, mango and leather.
Liquor: The liquid is deep, vibrant burgundy colour, brilliant and thick (almost like a cup of coffee). Aroma has sweet & fruity notes with a hint...


Tea sourcing batch N.240 - 7 years aged PU ERH grade 3 - Shu “Ripe/matured”

Tea sourcing batch N.240 - 7 years aged PU ERH grade 3 - Shu “Ripe/matured”

Classification: 7 Years aged Pu Erh Grade 3 - Shu “ripe/matured” dark tea/aged tea
Cultivar: Yunnan Da Ye
Origin: China, Yunnan, Bu Lang, Ba Da, Nanuo, Xishuangbanna
Grade: Great quality
Leaf: Small, freely twisted leaves of dark & light chocolate colour leaves with dust like appearance. Fragrance carries intense notes of musk, wet forest earth, fermented compost and leather.
Infused leaf: Infused leaves are darker brown in colour with more persistent aroma of decaying wood, damp and dingy cellar.
Liquor: Cup is reddish-brown colour, brilliant and thick yet it is lighter than most Pu Erh teas. Aroma is sweet, cherry wood like with a bit of...