Full leaf fermented black tea from the Yunnan province in China- vintage 2012.
The number of years the tea is aged in Yunnan and, if Bob Dorough is to be believed, the magic number.
For best flavor, bring spring or freshly drawn filtered water to a boil (212 degrees). Steep 1 rounded tsp (3 g) for five minutes. Contemplate the sound of one hand clapping.
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- shu pu-erh
Chinese Pu-erh Tea
A highly prized Chinese Pu-erh tea, this full-leaf fermented tea produces a dark liquor with smooth and complex earthy flavor and sweet lingering finish.
Fengqing County, Yunnan Province
Fengqing County is in Lincang Prefecture, located in the western part of Yunnan Province in China. It shares its western border with Myanmar. This is an area famous for producing black tea and shu pu-erh. The tea used to make our pu-erh is harvested between March and May and is then fermented for several months.