The fresh leaves of this special Pu'er Sheng pu were harvested in Spring 2012 and pressed in 2019. We decided to let them ferment naturally for seven years surrounded by the beautiful landscape of Nannuo mountain, before pressing them and locking this unique fragrance in time. They have been pressed by stone, to guarantee the best leaf quality both now and in the years to come.
By infusing the leaves, one can still feel the quiet seclusion of spring rain and the fresh mountain air, with a warm underwood aftertaste which is typical of the fermentation process. However, one can also decide to store the cakes and let them continue their fermentation process, awaiting a new change in flavor and hereafter savoring the aroma of the times to come.
The tea cakes, called "bing" in Chinese, are sold individually or in "Ti", that is the traditional way to wrap them. Each Ti has been hand-wrapped using dry bamboo leaves, and it is the best material to age Pu'er. We think that it also is the most charming!
Origin:Southwest Yunnan, Nannuo Mountain Flush: Spring 2012 Storage: the leaves can be stored in their original package or in ceramic vases. Avoid heat, light, and moisture.
EASTERN BREWING Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 30 ml of water Rinse: before starting the infusion, rinse the leaves with a very fast washing in order to let them rehydrate and release a more intense brew. Gently cover the leaves with boiling water and pour it after a few seconds. Brewing time: Begin with a 10-15 seconds brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. Water temperature: 100° C Number of brews: 10
WESTERN BREWING Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing time: 2-3 minutes Water temperature: 100° C
COLD BREW Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing:put the tea leaves in room temperature waterand steep for 6-7 hours. Filter the liquor and drink within 24 hours.
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
Our constantly updated offer includes all tea categories: white, green, yellow, dark (fermented heicha), and wulong.
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