Pu-erh Tea

Pu-erh tea is famed for its health benefits, low levels of caffeine and soothing, natural taste. Its rich, 1,700-year history is replete with stories about pu-erh's value as a commodity and delight as a drink. It is regarded by tea connoisseurs as the King of Tea.

Ban Zhai Pu-erh, Vintage 2008



The 2008 Ban Zhai tea is completely created from the tea obtained from the Bu Lang Mountain site of Ban Zhang village. In recent years, Ban Zhang tea has had a negative reputation as a tea too strong and bitter. However, the tea is expected to improve in quality as the aging process proceeds. Aging transforms Ban Zhai tea into a distinct and desirably textured tea.

  • Location:
  • Harvest time: Spring 2008
  • Picking standard: One bud with two leaves
  • Shape:Astringent (a lot of Cha qi), with sweet rounded taste
  • Dried tea color: Dark yellowish-green
  • Composition:
  • Aroma: Full of intense and aromatic cha qi
  • Tea soup color: Golden yellow
  • Taste: Astringent (a lot of Cha qi), with sweet rounded taste
  • Brewing vessel: Recommended Gaiwan
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