The average age of the ancient wild tea trees in this area is more than 80 years. And the tea leaves that picked from these tea trees are featured with rich essence and typical Jingmai flavor.
The raw material was pick by early March of 2013 and has been stored and aged in the warehouse since then. In 2015, we made this precious raw material into this tea cake. The leaves was picked in early Spring time, it is the first batch of the year and is considered the best quality leaves of the year.
The buds and the leaves are smaller and thinner, in yellowish-white color and covered with thick downy hairs.
The fresh and fruit-forward aromas of the dry leaf is markedly strong and long lasting.
The raw material has been aged and naturally fermented for over 3 years, so the astringency character of the raw pu-erh has been softened. You could easily get a golden, rich tea liquor with a 10 secs steeping and you could continuously steep this tea for over 10 times and still get a full texture in it.
The tea soup is thick but clear, with bits of tiny downy hairs on the surface for the first infusion. It taste smooth, mild, refreshing with lingering sweet aftertaste.
This tea will provide a full-bodied, mellow flavor after a longer storage. Well suited for raw pu-erh lovers.
We highly recommend a short(within 30secs) steeping for the first 5 infusions. Especially for drinkers who are trying raw pu-erh tea for the first time. Try to taste the astringent tea liquor, smell the fresh aroma and feel the sweet aftertaste.
*TIPS* Please prepare some snacks when you drinking raw pu-erh tea. Because it has strong effects of improving digestion and you may get hungry quickly when you drinking this tea.
Story of Our Pu-erh Tea
Our pu-erh tea co-production manufacturer---Pu-erh Zhiwei Tea Factory formerly Ning Er County Xinglong Tea Factory that founded in 2004.
Pu-erh Zhiwei Tea Factory locates in MinAn Village, the Ning Erh Hani&Yi nationality autonomous county of Yunnan Province.
Ning Erh County was the ancient Pu Erh Prefecture. It is the center of the Ancient Tea Horse Road. The birthplace of pu-erh tea.
Pu-erh Zhiwei Tea Factory owns two major organic pollution-free tea base that locate in Ning Erh Xishitou Datian Mountain area and Kunlu Mountain area.
Which includes: over 7 hektare ancient tea plantation that the average age of the tea trees is over 300 years old; over 54 hektare wild large-leaf arbor tea plantation; over 27 hektare artificial ecosystem tea garden.
The average elevation of the tea growing area is above 1700 meters. These mountain areas has abundant rainfall and strong sunlight, which is perfectly suited for growing the large-leaf ancient tea trees.
We also purchased our own premium raw tea material from local tea farmers of nearby tea growing areas---Mengku, Lincang etc. These batches picked from older plants or from wild tea trees that grow in untraversed deep mountains and forests.
We take full advantage of these precious raw tea material and commissioned high-end pu-erh tea that not only specially tasty but also collectible and worth for long-term storage.
The classic pu-erh tea cake blending recipes that developed by Pu-erh Zhiwei Tea Factory have obtained lots of awards worldwide. The most experienced tea master of the tea factory has engaged in tea producing for over 40 years.
Most of the tea makers here have a familial background of tea planting and manufacturing.
Our tea masters know pu-erh tea and they clearly understand the making of pu-erh tea requires rather elaborate and complicated processes.
1、The tea leaves are hand-picked and carried with bamboo baskets-to make sure the tea leaves, buds are intact and not hurt in the course of carriage.
2、Inspection of fresh leaves.
3、Fresh leaves withering. or cutting, fermentation, drying, before.
4、Manual fixing(water removing)- optimum control the temperature to protect the tea leaves.
5、Traditional natural airing-with thickness under 3CM.
6、Hand rolling by experienced tea makers-continuous and balanced to make sure the tea strip uniform and tidy.
7、Naturally sun dried- to preserve the original and traditional flavor of the tea leaves.
8、Electrostatic separation and precipitation-to remove dust and other impurity.
9、Manual sorting and screening-to remove stalks, over withered and burnt leaves.
10、Blending->Weighing->Steaming->Rolling->Pressing into tea cakes(or bricks etc.)
11、Moisture removal in mesh bags.
12、Sun drying on shelves and completely removing moisture from the tea cakes.
13、Finishing and packing after the tea cakes dried and cooled.
14、Store in well-ventilated dry room with constant temperature. Keep the tea cakes natural fermented and aged.
Pu-erh Zhiwei Tea Factory has set up an independent product testing laboratory for basic testing and quality control. Meanwhile, all our pu-erh tea has passed the examinations of the national and provincial authoritative organizations.
|Other Names||Pu'er tea, Pu-erh Sheng Bing, Pu-erh Beeng, Disc shaped pu-erh|
|Growing Area||Jingmai Ancient Tea Growing Area-Huimin Village of Lincang Lahu Ethnic Autonomous County of Pu'er City.|
|Harvest Period||Early Spring, before Qingming|
|Year of Manufacture||Raw material aged since 2013 and made into tea cake by 2015.|
|Cultivation||Gu Shu-Wild/Old Tea Tree|
|Shape||Bing Cha-Tea Cake/Disc|
|Tea Factory||Pu-erh Weizhi Tea Factory|
|Appearance||The buds and the leaves are smaller and thinner, in yellowish-white color and covered with thick downy hairs.|
|Aroma||The fresh and fruit-forward aromas of the dry leaf is markedly strong and long lasting.|
|Liquor||You could easily get a golden, rich tea liquor with a 10 secs steeping .The tea soup is thick but clear, with bits of tiny downy hairs on the surface for the first infusion.|
|Tasting Notes||It taste smooth, mild, refreshing with lingering sweet aftertaste. The raw material has been aged and naturally fermented for over 3 years, so the astringency character of the raw pu-erh has been softened. You could easily get a golden, rich tea liquor wi|
|Teaware||Gaiwan(Covered Bowl), Gong Fu Tea-set, Piao Yi Tea Maker, Zi Sha(Purple Clay Pot)|
|Steeping Instructions||We highly recommend a short(within 30secs) steeping for the first 5 infusions. Especially for drinkers who are trying raw pu-erh tea for the first time. Try to taste the astringent tea liquor, smell the fresh aroma and feel the sweet aftertaste.|
|Storage||Keep this a in a bamboo/straw basket or breathable containers. Stay away from direct sun light, moistur and odours.|
|Country of Manufacture||China|
|Wholesale Notice||We could customize the description paper-inner ticket/mark, the packing paper(or inner bag) and outer wrapper for the pu-erh teas- tea cakes, tea bricks, tea bowl etc. Meanwhile, we could customize the pattern or shape of the pu-erh tea products. The MOQ starts from 420pcs(7pcs/stack, 6 stacks/ctn totally 42pcs/ctn)|
|Packing & Weight||357g/pc; 7pcs/stack; 6 stacks toally 42pcs per carton. G.w.: 18kgs/ctn.|
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