Compressed ripe pu'er tea cake from Xue Shan (snow mountain) in western Yunnan. Waist level old tree leaves (lao shu 老樹) harvested during autumn 2016 (40%) and spring 2017 (60%).


Unique and accurate blend of young leaves of exceptional quality. Notes of fresh dates and a surprising long sweet finish. A clear brown drink of medium darkness, unusual for its age.


A winter tea recommended for drinking after meals, from autumn to spring. Its probiotic character contributes to the functioning of the heart & digestive system.


A wonderful and affordable tea that will maximize its potential within few more years of storage (see storage instructions), and increase its value from season to season. One of the highest value for money products in our collection.


Tea needle as a gift with every tea cake purchase.

Xue Shan Lao Shu 2016 - Ripe Pu'er Tea Cake

SKU: 120120222
  • Source

    Xue Shan, Lincang, Yunnan Province of China

  • Content

    Ingredients: Compressed tea leaves (Camellia Sinensis)

    Net Weight: 357g

  • Instructions

    Carve using a pu'er needle a portion of 5.5g tea leaves


    Infuse in boiling water at 100°c for 5-10 sec in a traditional infusion pot (120-200 ml) or press pot, for 7-10 times


    It is not recommended to infuse this tea in a larger pot


    Each portion suits infusion of up to 1.5L of tea in total

  • Year

    Harvest: Fall 2016, Spring 2017

    Compression: Fall 2018

  • Original Name

    雪山老樹熟普 2016

  • Storage

    Long shelf life, the aged the better. Suitable for aging by storing in its original package, in a shady and dry place with neutral odor. Avoid storage alongside spices, perfumes and other types of tea

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