Puer tea from Yunnan province , China. Sheng ( raw / green ) and Shu ( ripe / cooked ) tea loose or pressed .
Not much poetry can be written about this medium pressed by stone 100g sheng puerh tea cake made of mostly Lincang material. There are also some wild varieties and purple "zi juan" blended in. You might experience slight smoky and flowery notes with touch of the fruits. Small arbor tea trees blended with some bush tea mao cha.
Autumn harvest from young arbor tea trees ( around 150 years old ) which called by locals Gu Shu , sourced directly from our tea farmer there. Area known for big leafs "Da Ye" and it's very specific taste whcih you can appreciate not only from expensive spring harvest. Sweet buzz under tongue "sheng jing" will occur after few cups and chrysantine with lavender with breathing out through the nose.
Dark fermented / oxidized shu puerh from zi ya purple variety tea leafs growing in Puer area . Hand rolled and pressed into the 6 - 8g dragon balls "long zhu". Ruby red dark tea liqour which starts to appear after 3rd steeping when leafs start to loosing up, and then it goes on and on and on, when eventually dark chocolate notes will fade away or you will just get tired of brewing it.
Sweet fruity notes from the 2017 Pa Sha - gu hua , along with slight persimmon astringency of the 2018 spring mao cha ( also Pasha ) would make your taste buds twist around by confusion when camomile notes of the Zi Juan ( purple variety Puer area ) would kick in. Make it more smooth and understandable to your pellet, we've blended in a "transitional" mao cha from another further located village.
Blend of spring 2017 and autumn 2016 harvest from young and old trees ( 100-150 years age ) growing in the mountains at 2000 m.alt . near to Myanmar borders. Tea has been processed in Nuo Fu village by La Hu people. The "mao cha" has been stored in Kunming till autumn 2018 and then pressed by Yunnan Craft Tea company. Brewed tea can hold the sweetness around 10 -12 infusions before gets weaker.
"dian cha" Yunnan tea in translation is written in xing kai style by our calligraphy master Fan De Hua. The tea name express the fact that is the actual mixture of teas from more than 30 places in Yunnan. In spam of 4 years we have collected various samples from different arbor tea trees , from different tea farmers. As 100g of this and 200g of that is no use for sale.
"Ye Sheng Wa Mao" - Wild Wa Cat we named 2009 Da xue Shang (Big Snow Mountain) wild tea leafs pressed into the 200g cake. 'Wa" cat is the sort of the little god protecting your family, house and so on. This little cute cat has a long history in Yunnan province and still being recognized by some Yunnan ethnic minorities like Bai Zu, Han Zu, Na Xi Zu, Yi Zu etc. as part of the traditional culture.