Pu Er and Aged Tea

Pu er, Liu Bao and Liu An are the main representatives. Sheng Pu er has the characteristic of improving over time while Shou Pu er undergo an accelerated fermentation which gives them a characteristic earthy taste. Some wulong also undergo an aging process and their woody notes combine very well with their smoothness.

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Ali Shan 1999 (charcoal roast)

Plucked by hand and aged since 1999 by successive charcoal roasting, this high mountain tea offers an infusion with glossy black leaves and warm fragrances.

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Bai Hao 2008

Aged for almost ten years, this wulong from Mr. Xu is sure to charm all admirers with the scent of brown sugar that emanates from its blend of whole leaves and fine silver buds.

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Da Hong Pao 1994

This famous "rock wulong" from Fujian is offered in this version aged for more than twenty years.

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Fu Zhuan Shaanxi Sheng 2017

Fermenting tea in Shaanxi usually implies Erotium Cristatum to form Golden Flowers (Jin Hua) on the leaves.

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Fu Zhuan Si Xian Ji Fu 2016

Compressed into impressive 1 kilo bricks, this aged tea is always appreciated by the inhabitants of the northern steppes for its digestive and nutritional benefits.

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Hualien 1980

Here is one of those little aged jewels from the Hualien region on the east coast of Taiwan.

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Liu Bao 2006 Lao Cha Po

An instant favourite from François from his last trip to China.

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Liu Bao 2008 0612-01

In the tradition of aged teas, this one, from Guangxi in China is characterized by small broken dark leaves. The infusion gives off deep notes of leather and resinous wood. The dark brown liquor is gentle and without bitterness, adorned with nutty (walnut) and spicy accents (fennel). A clear and sweet finish completes the taste experience of this discovery.

Liu Bao Shen Xiang 1987

Thirty years of Guangxi's humid climate has benefited this aged tea, slowly developing its large curly leaves. Its opaque and rich liquor is velvety and deeply marked by its woody (root) and mineral character.

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Liu Bao Shi Shan Gu Shu 2016 (100 Years Old Tea Tree)

This beautiful addition to our list of aged teas will please all lovers of rustic and traditional teas. Its large autumn leaves, picked a year after budding, come from ancient trees perched on the slopes of Shi Shan Mountain.

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Liu Bao Ye Sheng Gu Shu 2002

This tea, a little over 15 years old, was produced according to a historical heritage dating back nearly 1,500 years.

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Mi Lan Xiang Fengxi 2010

8 years of aging have blackened the leaves and deepened the aromas of this Mi Lan Xiang wulong. Notes of dried fruits (apricots, peaches) raised by sharp nutty tones and leading into a spicy finale, all well-balanced under a warm roast. Coming from M. Huang, one of our very skilled producers, this wulong is a treat for anyone seeking something different.

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Mucha Tie Guan Yin 1994

Produced in Mucha near the capital of Taiwan, this tea has typically been cooked 60 hours before being aged for over 20 years.

Pu Er Sheng 1983 Menghai

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.

Pu Er Sheng 1986 Xia Guan

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.

Pu Er Sheng 1992 Menghai Hou Gen

This loose tea composed of whole leaves and delicate golden buds was dry aged in Hong Kong by Mr. Chan.

Pu Er Sheng 1994 7542 Da Kou Zhong

Marked by the famous 7542 seal, this Sheng Pu er cake sourced from Taiwan where it has been patiently preserved.

Pu Er Sheng 1996 Menghai

Here is a loose leaf Pu er from the Menghai region which has since aged under dry storage in Hong Kong.

Pu Er Sheng 1998 Menghai 7542

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.

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Pu Er Sheng 1999 Menghai 7542

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.

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Pu Er Sheng 2000 Menghai

Impressive big leaves make up this Pu er from the late 20th century. Intoxicating mossy fragrances (lichen) blend with the comforting aromas of root vegetables (potatoes, carrots) and dried bamboo. Its bright liquor affirms dynamism in a strong initial mouthfeel with tangy, sweet, mineral sensations. Its aromatic bouquet is rich with a refreshing after taste felt long in the breath. A thoroughly enjoyable vibrant tea!

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Pu Er Sheng 2000 Yellow Label

This Pu er dating from the year 2000 is an assembly of leaves of varied shades, carefully compressed into a 357g disc.

Pu Er Sheng 2001 Lahu Wild Trees 1000 Years Old

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.

Pu Er Sheng 2003 Yiwu Sheng Tai

From one of Yunnan’s most prized terroirs (a favorite among collectors), this 2003 Yiwu Pu er is made from hundred year old tea trees.

Pu Er Sheng 2006 Yiwu Big Green Tree

The times where the Emperor received his tea tribute from Yiwu are long gone, however, the quality of the Pu er leaves harvested from that region are in increasingly high demand.

Pu Er Sheng 2007 Lao Ban Zhang

The humid climate of Taiwan enhanced the profile of this Pu er cake from one of the Yunnan's most prized terroirs.

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Pu Er Sheng 2007 Lincang mini Bing cha

This charming 125 gram cake will appeal to collectors. Its firm compression will maintain its shape for decades to come.

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Pu Er Sheng 2007 Wuliang Shan

Here is a 100g mini cake compressed from leaves coming from the Wuliang mountains in the Simao region (Pu er) in Yunnan.

Pu Er Sheng 2007 Yiwu Jing Long

From the famous Yiwu terroir (Yunnan), this young Pu er is initially surprising for the amber tint of its liquor.

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Pu Er Sheng 2008 Youle

This tea comes from one of the six famous mountains north of Lan Cang River.

Pu Er Sheng 2009 Bada Shan

This Sheng Pu er, carefully preserved in Hong Kong, has spent two years in wet storage before continuing its maturation in dryer conditions.

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Pu Er Sheng 2009 Mengsong

Here is one of our first galettes with the Camellia Sinensis signature on it. The leaves and buds of old tea trees from Mengsong mountain. To the nose the infusion gives off vegetal (dandelion) and woody (incense) notes. Its rosy liquor is generous and its light bite softened by a sweet and floral finish and pleasant persistence. A spirited Pu er with great potential for longterm aging!

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Pu Er Sheng 2011 Yibang Malishu

This is another cake signed by Camellia Sinensis. It consists of a harmonious mixture of buds and leaves harvested from trees a hundred and fifty years old (small leaf variety) from the terroir of Yibang. The dampened leaves release herbal (bark) and musky (leather, medicinal incense) aromas, and the liquor in the mouth is vibrant and sustained by a gentle astringency. Fruity notes are complemented by a finish with floral accents.

Pu Er Sheng 2015 Bada Shan

This 100-gram cake was produced from a blend of large orange tinted brown leaves and long buds from 800 year old wild tea trees on Bada mountain.

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Pu Er Sheng 2015 Nanhua

This is our second 200 gram cake of  compressed maocha from a village on the flanks of the Nanmei valley (Lincang, Yunnan). The infusion releases rich notes of spices, animal (musk) and floral scents, and its bright golden liquor boldly asserts its vegetal character, typical of young Pu er. It also has a plump and chalky texture, supported by accents of apricot and wood. A tea to appreciate as it changes with the passage of time!

Pu Er Sheng 2016 Mengsong

This 200g tea cake, signed with out logo, has been entirely made with leaves from Mengsong Moutain in Bulang Shan.

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Pu Er Sheng 2016 Yiwu Sheng Tai

This young Pu er comes from one of the most prestigious terroirs in the Yunnan, grown without chemicals in a sustainable cultivation integrated with the local ecosystem.

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Pu Er Sheng 2017 Bada Shan

Here is the 2017 version of this small 100g Sheng Pu er cake produced from wild and venerable tea trees in the Bada Shan terroir.

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Pu Er Sheng 2017 Mengku

From the moist leaves rise comforting fragrances of wood, spices and musk evoking incense of medicinal herbs.

Pu Er Sheng 2019 Nan Hua

Harvested from old tea trees in Nan Hua village (Nan Mei valley, Lincang, Yunnan), this young Pu er tea has become a classic of our selection.

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Pu Er Sheng 2019 Yibang Man Gong (maocha from old trees) | Collection Box

A young Pu er with surprising fruity, floral and camphorous aromas. Produced from century old trees in Mr. Mei's garden, this lot will remind some of Chinese green tea, but also reveal an exceptional aromatic intensity and length. Its generous texture, full of honey, flowers and wild herbs, is fully appreciated on multiple infusions. 

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Pu Er Sheng 2019 Yongde Da Shan Old Trees

A young Pu er tea selected deep in the Yongde forest (Lincang) central Yunnan.

Pu Er Sheng 2019 Zhengwan organic

Our 2019 Zhengwan Sheng Pu er comes from a young organically certified garden as part of a new social project in Yunnan, regrouping farmers from more than 10 minorities among neighbouring villages.

Pu Er Shou 1976 Menghai

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).

Pu Er Shou 1998 Xia Guan

Xia Guan Tea Factory has long established itself as a leader in Pu er markets all over China.

Pu Er Shou 2003 Orange Label

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.

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Pu Er Shou 2004 Kunming D7581

From the Kunming factory in Yunnan, this 250g brick, produced according to the 1975 recipe.

Pu Er Shou 2005 Haiwan

This Shou Pu er produced by the Haiwan factory, Yunnan, is composed of leaves of medium size compressed into a disc of 357 grams.

Pu Er Shou 2006 Macao Scenary

This is a Pu er compressed in the ancient style of "zhuan"or 250 gram bricks.

Pu Er Shou 2008 Jingmai Organic

This loose leaf Shou Pu er consists of medium-sized leaves from ecological plantations at 1600m in the Lincang region (China) was produced following international organic certification standards.

Pu Er Shou 2008 Yellow Label 7572

Here is a 357g cake with the trademark ideogram for the tea in yellow, produced in the Menghai factory from grade 7 leaves, i.e. large leaves.

Pu Er Shou 2011 Bulang Shan mini tuocha

Pressed into small 5 gram nests (tuo) For easy preparation, this PuEr harvested in 2011 around the Bulang mountains was produced and stored in Menghai by Vesper Chan. This ideal portion for brewing in teapot, gaiwan, or in your favorite mug at the office, makes this tea perfect for lovers of simplicity.

Pu Er Shou 2011 Menghai Sheng Tai Tuo Cha

Originating from ecological plantations (Sheng Tai), this Shou Pu er was compressed in the traditional form of the bird's nest (tuo cha).

Pu Er Shou 2018 Yongde

This lightly fermented tea comes from Yongde region in Yunnan, the “hub" of Shou Pu er.

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Sun Moon Lake T-18 2010

Though still very uncommon, aging black tea is slowly picking up as a trend. When we consider the depth 8 years of Taiwanese storage has given this tea it must me a good thing.

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Toufen 1963

This antiquity from the north west of Taiwan, with leaves burnished by time, releases after rinsing aromas of undergrowth and leather. Its dark reddish-brown liquor is  mineral and full tasting, embellished with notes of tobacco, dried fruit and beetroot. Its peppery finish also evokes the fragrance of roasted coffee. A warm and memorable tea to taste for tapping into the present moment.

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