PUERH TEA - SHENG / RAW
we sell premium teas in 2oz packets ~ around 9-10 gongfu tea sessions
ALL TEA PRICES INCLUDE SHIPPING
2007 "Man Lu Da Shan" Meng Song Shan 2oz
This iron (compressed) tea cake won the Silver Prize at the 2007 Tea Culture Exhibition at Chengdu. It is a tea produced entirely of sun-dried Meng Song Mountain tree materials in Xishuangbanna. Complex, strongly aromatic with flower and mushroom notes, with a thick mouthfeel and a sweet lingering gan. Boyou Tea Factory.
2009 Xiang Ming Village "Queen of Bu Lang" 2oz
An exquisite Spring flush sheng from Bulang mountain area near Laos. Potent floral aroma and green vegetal notes are supported by a haunting wei ku that may well redefine your concept of sheng puerh. Its flavor profile straddles the worlds of oolong, green tea and qing bing.
2013 Ge Deng Shan Old Tree 2oz
A rare tea from Ge Deng " Leather Stirrup" Mountain, one of the Old Six Famous Tea Mountains of Xishuangbanna. Reportedly, there is only 1000 kg of materials in production each season. Made from Spring, original small-leaf varietal material that is authentic to Gedeng. Pungent and fruity aroma and smooth flavor that is sure to impress. Changda Hao Brand.
2007 - CNNP "8891" Red Label Raw - 2 oz
This unique, 10 year aged raw puerh is made with tippy, large leaf, big tree materials that brew up a beautiful amber tea broth that coats the mouth. Oh my, where to start….caramel cream, tobacco, prune, dried fig, and fungal notes, very light bitterness and just a hint of smoke that does not offend. Definitely a favorite.
2009 Ai Lao Shan "Orchid Aroma" 2oz
Pure, wild sheng from the highest mountains in Simao Prefecture Yunnan. Ai Lao Shan is known for its indigenous fat hairy leaf varietal that brews a thick mouthfeel with notes of green grass and honey, along with the prized orchid aroma. Yunnan Sourcing.
2010 Yi Bang Shan Old Tree 2oz
This gu hua (Autumn flush), old tree cake from Manluo Tea Factory is from one of the Six Famous Tea Mountains of Yibang, or Wood Clapper Mounatin in Mengla County, Xishuangbanna. Its rich, thick, sweet, and aromatic character, buttery olive notes, and potent cha qi make it one of our favorites.
2011 Man Zhuan Shan Old Tree 2oz
A lovely gu hua (Fall harvest) sheng from Man Zhuan "Iron Brick" Mountain, one of the Old Six Famous Tea Mountains of Xishuangbanna. Man Zhuan teas are known for their penetrating aroma, notes of honey, flowers and fresh hay, light stringency and bitterness, thick mouthfeel, and long lasting hui gan. From the Yiwu mountain range, sharing some of the characteristics of a fine Yiwu Zhengshan. Changda Hao Brand.
2007 Rare and Wild Meng Hai Ancient Tree Sheng with Feet of Crab Herb 2oz
Here's an unusual tea added to our Rare and Wild Collection. Xishuangbanna wild tea leaves are pressed with 'Feet of Crab' (a.k.a. Unicorn Grass?) - a parasitic herb that grows on the ancient trees. Feet of Crab, a rare and prized herb in China, is known for its potent cleansing and anti-toxic properties. The tea is tasty - sweet with herbaceous bitterness and a subtle licorice aftertaste. The soup is slick and full bodied, with a golden soup. Keep the steepings short, 5-10 seconds at first.
2009 Bing Dao Daye Mengku 2 oz
A delicious, unique sheng (raw) puerh made from the premium much-sought-after big leaf materials famous in the Bing Dao Mengku region of Yunnan. Strong flavors and thick soup with nice floral notes. Lucky is the tea drinker who stumbles upon this gem. Mengku Ban Mu Tea Factory
2011 Old Arbor Mang Fei 2oz
A beautiful sheng from Mang Fei in Yong De area of Lincang prefecture known for its many Old Arbor tea trees. Pronounced fresh, green flavors are notable with a nice thick, silky texture and lingering sweetness. This is not the typical forceful Mang Fei, but one with an elevating cha qi and enjoyable sweetness most likely due to its Fall (gu hua) harvest. Infusable now but will age beautifully.
2014 Wild Tree Kokang Myanmar 2oz
Like a fresh and fruity summer wine, young sheng puerh is often enjoyed right off the press. This Myanmar tea comes from the high mountains just over the border from Yunnan, China. Nice, aromatic, floral, and fruit notes and mild bitterness make this refreshing and delightful tea ready to drink now, but it also has good structure for aging. Another fun tea from Gift of the Forest.