2008 Yunnan Xishuangbanna YiWu Mountain Ripe Pu-erh Tea Cake (357g)
This premium limited edition is a Pu-erh tea connoisseur’s delight and a collector’s choice.
Song Ping Hao 宋聘號, the manufacturer of this premium aged tea, specializes in Pu-erh tea and was established in 1880. With strategic collaboration from another leading tea manufacturer Qian Li Zhen 乾利贞 in the early years of the Republic of China, the company’s 乾利贞宋聘號 Qian Li Zhen Song Pin Brand has since symbolized quality and prestige, and is renowned in the industry
Like wine, Pu-erhs 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: Yunnan Province
Appearance: The tea is tightly pressed into cake form. The infusion is dense and burgundy in colour
Taste: This premium grade ripe tea cake has a rich, smooth, earthy taste with depth and complex characters