This loose leaf Pu Er produced in the prolific Menghai tea factory and expertly preserved in Hong Kong will satisfy all amateurs of rich and balanced teas. Thirty plus years of ripening have enhanced this tea which, once infused, offers a dense and opaque liquor. Silky and generously sweet, it carries its effects deep down the throat giving the impression of a gentle massage. Nuances of wet wood, dates, incense and spices all lead towards a refreshing and minty finish, like we love them!
Teapot from Mr Wang W9Mr Wang Collection
An inspiring discovery for Camellia Sinensis, our range of Yixing teapots, from where this originates, is enriched by this artist.
It is through Mr. Yen, a graduate of the same school, that our paths crossed, the great, alongside with the great.
After graduating from the Jingdezhen Ceramic School in 1991, Mr. Wang stood out at the point where he taught teapot forms, which quickly became a specialty for the new graduate. Since then he has accumulated prizes and distinctions. The opening of his studio in 1997, and its success, confirming his reputation.
His mastery of traditional techniques gives him the ease to experiment and adapt the conventions of his milieu. Over time, he has even succeeded in modifying the original color and texture of the clay, which distinguishes him in his art.
Each handcrafted piece is unique and has been catalogued separately to ensure that the piece you see is the piece you get.
Diameter of the opening: 5.5 cm
Height: 8.5 cm
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Produced by the Lahu of Xishuangbanna, one of the ethnic groups of Yunnan, this aged tea is composed of leaves from 1,000 year old wild trees. Bronzed by time, these large leaves once rinsed, divulge intoxicating scents of undergrowth and spices. On the palate, its silky texture and fruity notes rub shoulders with fine nuances of leather and incense. Its long minty finish leave an exquisite impression of invigorating fullness!