Chinese Dark Tea
This Raw(uncooked) loose-leaf pu-erh is made of high quality raw material. It is fresh, clean. The aroma is strong and grassy.
Since it is a newly aged tea, it is very ideal for personal collecting and storing.
The harsh and bitter taste, strongly grassy aroma is the rich feature of this tea.
However, we do not recommend this tea to new drinkers of raw(uncooked) pu-erh. Because it is hardmouthed restive and requires very careful control over the steeping time and water temperature.
We have made this video to introduced how to steep it with a Yixing purple clay teapot, it also applicable for a Gaiwan style steeping.
*KEY*---Steep it quickly(less than 20 secs) with a high water temperature(above 95°C or 203°F)
|Other Names||Pu-erh Sheng Cha, raw pu-erh tea, Uncooked pu-erh, yiwu pu-erh, ancient tea tree pu-erh, old tea tree pu-erh|
|Growing Area||Yunnan Province, China|
|Harvest Period||Early April(the first batch)|
|Year of Manufacture||2011|
|Cultivation||Gu Shu-Wild/Old Tea Tree|
|Leaf Grade||Early spring leaves.|
|Shape||San Cha-Loose Tea|
|Appearance||This tea has very strong, large leaves in dark green color and covered with grey fuzz. Clean and dry.|
|Aroma||The fragrance of the dry leaf is strongly grassy---which is very typical for newly produced or aged raw pu-erh. It will remind you walking through an autumn woods that covered with moist fallen leaves.|
|Liquor||The tea soup is in light greenish yellow, even with a longer steeping.|
|Tasting Notes||This is a newly aged uncooked pu-erh raw material. The strong greenish tone still remains inside, which makes this tea bitter and harsh in mouth. The bitter will gradually convered into a sweetafter taste---especially after 3-4 steepings.|
|Teaware||Gaiwan(Covered Bowl), Gong Fu Tea-set, Piao Yi Tea Maker, Zi Sha(Purple Clay Pot)|
|Steeping Instructions||Add tea into the teapot or Gaiwan→Quickly wash the tea with hot water for 2 times→Add hot water and steep for 30 secs for the first infusions.Gradually extend the steeping time for the next infusions.|
|Storage||Keep this tea in tin, porcelain, clay or pottery tea caddies. Air the tea before drinking to get a better flavor.|
|Country of Manufacture||China|
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|Packing & Weight||50g~500g/bag. Default packing with aluminium coated kraft paper bag.|
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