400-450g per piece. The shape, size and weigh is vary depends on different raw pomelo fruit.
Aged Pomelo Pu-erh is a special Pu-erh tea packed in a dried pomelo fruit skin. Pomelo is a type of citrus which dried skins are commonly use in china as medicine for fighting of a cold, sore throat or improves digestion.
1. Scooping out the flesh of the pomelo.
2. Stuffing the empty shell with selected ripe pu-erh tea raw material(already aged)
3. Steaming and compressing several times before being stored for ageing.
4. Tied with wire and gradually tightened as the fruit is slowly dried over the hearth.
During the processing and ageing, the fragrance of the pomelo mixed with pu-erh tea leaves gradually. This makes the taste of this tea has a hint of citrus.
When drinking, you can use the tea leaves inside and add a bit of the pomelo skin into the infusion.
The infused tea leaves might not good looking because the tea ball inside the pomelo skin is really solid and you need to break it into small pieces before drinking.
But the tea soup still in clear red(dark orange) colour, no tea dust.
The first sip gives a little bitter and sour feel in the mouth(like red wine). The aftertaste is mellow and sweet. The citrus fragrance mixed with earthy ripe pu-erh aroma makes this tea really special and interesting.
If you do not like the fishy smell of ripe tea before, maybe you could have a try of this tea. The dried pomelo skin cooperates well with pu-erh tea, especially after the long time storage.
|Other Names||Pomelo Pu-erh, You Zi Cha|
|Net Weight||400-450g per piece|
|Growing Area||Yunnan Province, China|
|Year of Manufacture||2005|
|Processing Method||Natural Fermentation|
|Appearance||Aged Pomelo Pu-erh is a special Pu-erh tea packed in a dried pomelo fruit skin.|
|Aroma||The citrus fragrance mixed with earthy ripe pu-erh aroma. Smells like Chinese herbal.|
|Liquor||Tea soup is in clear red(dark orange) colour.|
|Tasting Notes||The tea soup is in dark amber color. Mellow, very smooth and left a sweet and malty aftertaste.|
|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||400-450g per piece|
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