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Ripened Cube Tuocha Pu-erh Mini Brick 2006

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Ripened Cube Tuocha Pu-erh Mini Brick 2006
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TeaPu-erh
Summary
Origin:

Simao (Pu'er) City, Yunnan Province, China

Harvest Date:

April 10, 2006

Dry Leaf: 

Compressed into cubes carved with the character 福

Aroma: 

Earthy, aged fragrance

Liquor: 

Dark red

Taste: 

Smooth and rich, a complex mellow earthy flavor

Tea Bush:

Yunnan large-leaf tea bush species

Tea Garden:

Ying Pan Shan Tea Garden

Caffeine:

Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)

Storage:

Store in cool, dry place away from sunlight; keep ventilated

Shelf Life:

The aged the better

Angel's Comment:

Fine and smooth Pu-erh cubes with the individually wrap making it convenient for brewing and storage.

Certification:

This Pu-erh Tea is analysed in accordance with the requirements of regulation (EC) 396/2005 (regulation on maximum residue levels in food and feed) in its currently valid version.

Eurofins Certification

The Chinese word 福 (fú) means good fortune and happiness. Now we introduce you the Ripened Cube Tuocha Pu-erh made in 2006, embossed with the 福. Let this cute mini brick brings happiness and good fortune with you in the whole year.

This Ripened Cube Tuocha Pu-erh Mini Brick 2006 is the type of aged pu-erh, made of ripened pu-erh leaves. It is fully fermented which makes the tea taste rich, mellow and earthy. The fermentation also make the Ripened Cube Tuocha can be stored permanently. And the longer it is stored properly, the richer and mellower the flavor will become, much like a fine wine. Thus you can either brew this tea immediately after you purchased it, or preserve it for years for a better taste and higher values.

Besides of the good quality for drinking and storing, ripened pu-erh tea is also good for health. In China this tea is well-known for its ability to break down fat, and help with digestion.

Recommend Brewing Method

Cup Method

Chinese Gongfu Method

Teacup: 12oz / 355ml Gaiwan: 3.8oz / 110ml
212℉ / 100℃ 212℉ / 100℃
1 piece Tea 1 piece Tea
Brewing time: 5 - 8 mins 7 steeps: rinse, 10s, 15s, 15s, 35s, 50s, 80s, 120s
Tea Garden

Ying Pan Shan Tea Garden locates east-west of Simao County, Pu’er City, Yunnan Province. Tea Garden here covers 40 thousands mu. Mountains and tea garden are surrounded by cloud and mist.

Ying Pan Shan Tea Garden

Origin

The original material is from Yunnan province in Simao area that has been producing high quality Pu erh for over 800 years. This area is on the edge of Tibet, and has a very high elevation and warm summers with abundant rainfall, giving the tea trees especially large, plump buds and leaves that are perfect for making Pu erh.

Map of Simao (Pu'er) in Yunnan Province

Tea Bush

Yunnan Large-leaf tea tree is a rare tea varieties in the world. It is a kind which is best to make puerh tea. Yunnan has unique advantage in its geographical position, it is rich in rainfall and its proper temperature is good for planting large-leaf tea trees. The tea leaves from this kind of tea varieties growing in this perfect environment are abundant in polyphenols, catechins, amino acids, caffeine content.

Yunnan Large-leaf tea tree

History

Pu'erh tea is one of the oldest types of tea in China, with a history stretching back over 1,700 years to the Eastern Han Dynasty, when the tea was called Jing Cha. Pu'erh is named after the town of Pu-erh in Yunnan province, which was the early trading center for this tea. In this teas early history it was used as a bartering currency in south west China. In south west China the famed Cha Ma Gu Dao - “Tea Horse Road” - was built especially to transport this tea through the Himalayas to other countries and areas in Tibet.

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