2009 Banzhang Ecological Preserve Ripe Puerh Tea

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This Ripe Puerh is harvested in Banzhang’s Ecological Preserve - at high altitudes with strong biodiversity. The preserve is located in the surrounding mountains below the most prized tea in the world— Lao Banzhang Puerh.

The aroma is like petrichor - with a light sweetness and thick liquor. This tea brings a  strong and grounding energy. Perfect for those days where it feels like an insurmountable amount of tasks are due in so little time. Take a minute to relax in your day and enjoy this beautiful elixir.

Characteristic Tasting Notes:

- Petrichor, with a sweet, woody body

Gong Fu Brewing Instructions:

Water Temp: 208-212F

Amount: 5-8g tea, 140-200ml Pot

Steeping Time

1st Infusion: 4-5 seconds.

2nd Infusion: 5-6 seconds.

3rd Infusion: 5-7 seconds.

4th Infusion: 8-10 seconds.

5th Infusion: 15 seconds (add 5-10 additional seconds for any subsequent infusions after the 5th).


Western Brewing Instructions:

Use 4-6g for every 0.5 liters of water. Fill teapot or brewing device with water that's between 208-212F and steep for 2-3 minutes. Longer steep times may produce a strong, deeper body, with little to no astringency.