Yunnan Pu erh - No.80

weight: 50g Packweight: 125g Caddyweight: 250g Packweight: 1Kg Pack

Yunnan Pu erh - No.80

This Pu erh tea from Yunnan, China is a testament to the meticulous aging process used by the experts. The loose leaf tea imparts a rich and deep, earthy flavour.

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Tea Story

This wonderful Pu erh tea is aged for up to five years, during which it develops a rich and deep, earthy flavour.

This outstanding version of loose-leaf Pu erh is a testament to the meticulous ageing and fermentation process used by the expert Pu erh producers of Yunnan, China. The brew offers a deep, dark brown colour with exceptional earthy notes.

This Pu erh tea belongs to the 'Raw' category, also known as 'Sheng'. The 'Shou' category goes through an extra processing step known as "cooking", which hastens the ageing process.

 The flavour of Raw Pu erh changes over time. A well-aged Raw Pu erh has a strong, earthy yet clean and smooth flavour, sometimes with toasty or sweet undertones.

DID YOU KNOW? Aged and fermented dark teas came about as a result of transporting teas to rural areas of China's borders, hundreds of years ago. Before transporting tea to these areas, the Chinese would compress the tea leaves into slabs and logs. Travelling on horseback and camel, the teas were exposed to moisture and so began to ferment. It was discovered that this developed the flavour of the tea!

Nowadays, it is believed that the fermentation created a tea that aided digestion and provided important nutrients.

Authentic Pu erh tea is a sought-after speciality that can be compared to fine wines.

Aged: 4-5 years.

How to store your Pu Erh tea

It is best to store Pu erh teas in a cool, dry place, away from temperature fluctuations and odours. If you intend to drink the tea within five years, we recommend breaking up the cake into small pieces, using your Pu erh prying pick. This will leave more surface of the tea exposed to air, allowing for further oxidation and developing the flavour complexity.

 

 

To get the most authentic brewing result for this decadent Pu erh tea, we recommend that you use a Gaiwan and follow the instructions in our Pu erh Brewing Guide.

Ingredients: Pure Chinese Pu erh Tea.

*Note: Our Brewing Guidance below is based on the Modern Western Method. To find out how to brew your Pu Erh tea following the Traditional Chinese Method, read our blog post here.

 

Region & Time of Harvest

This tea is harvested all year round in the Yunnan region in China.

 

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance

    Earthy brown with vibrant orange leaves

  • Aroma

    Earthy and musky scent with wet a woodland feel

  • Flavour

    Imparts a deeply rich and earthy flavour

  • Colour

    Deep amber

 

Brewing Guidance

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An Interesting Brew
Tuesday, 15 June 2021  |  Sheila

I wanted to try this special tea as I had heard about it on a programme with Ken Hom. It seems s very nice, looks very dark, but has an interesting taste. Worth trying!

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Delicious ...
Tuesday, 1 June 2021  |  P

This was a new tea for me and I am so pleased I have tried it. It will definitely be a regular cup of tea for me and my guests from now on.

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Earthy
Thursday, 26 November 2020  |  Anthony

Great earthy flavour and aroma

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Perfec service
Monday, 28 September 2020  |  Anna

Perfect service, package on time and grate quality of products. Big bonus for a sample that they are sending with every order

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The Pu-erh curse strikes again
Thursday, 24 September 2020  |  John

I have experienced Pu-erh Nirvana, with an aged iteration from another source, ages ago. Since then I have tried to recapture the wonderful earthy taste of it. I have been constantly disappointed since then. For me, the Yunnan Pu-erh No. 80 joins the burgeoning list of disappointments. I found it beyond bland. In fact it was tatsteless.

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