Shaped in tuo cha (bird nest) of 250g by the Xiaguan tea factory, this 30 years old Pu er is to be tasted with attention and care.
Marked by the famous 7542 seal, this Sheng Pu er cake sourced from Taiwan where it has been patiently preserved.
Rich with the knowledge of 16 generations of tea producers, Mr. Koyama offers us this amazingly accessible and addictive Matcha.
Here is a loose leaf Pu er from the Menghai region which has since aged under dry storage in Hong Kong.
This cake was produced according to one of the most popular recipes in the world of aged teas, and since the creation of this assemblage of medium grade leaves (4) in 1975 by the Menghai factory (2), enthusiasts have not ceased rejoicing.
This very respectable Shou Pu er is offered here in carefully broken pieces of the original cake, a relatively affordable formula when compared to the price of whole cakes of this age. Its liquor is dense and milky, even after two rinses (as is often recommended for these antiques).
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.
This special edition of Menghai’s famous recipe (7542) is made with leaves from the 90s, stored in Hong Kong and finally pressed in 2006 for further aging.
Xia Guan Tea Factory has long established itself as a leader in Pu er markets all over China.
Three weeks before hand harvesting, shade structures which filter out up to 90% of sunlight are placed over the tea to develop what is commonly called in Japan "the taste of the shadows. The result is a tea weak in tannins, highly complex and aromatic.
From the summit of Mount Zhenghe in Fujian (China), the long golden buds of this black tea are seductive simply from the chocolaty smell of the dry leaves! Once infused, they deploy intoxicating scents of lavender, lemon grass and hemlock.
Created with the expertise of the great factories of the late 20th century, this Shou Pu er is identified with the tea character "cha" in orange print.