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
Xue Shan, Lincang, Yunnan Province of China
Ingredients: Compressed tea leaves (Camellia Sinensis)
Net Weight: 357g
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
Harvest: Fall 2016, Spring 2017
Compression: Fall 2018
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