2008 Yunnan Menghai Ripe Pu-erh Tea Cake 357g
Lao Ban Zhang
Like wine, Pu-erh’s quality and taste improve with age. It is oxidized slowly, bringing out a deeper, more varied flavour from the tea. Pu-Erh is the only tea that improves in flavour and value with age. Pu-erh tea is revered for its medicinal qualities, aids digestion, lowers cholesterol and controls obesity.
Origin: Bulang Mountain, Menghai County, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province
Appearance: The tea is tightly pressed into cake form. The infusion is maroon to dark chestnut
Taste: Rich, bold, earthy and classic flavour