2023 Yunnan Sourcing "Jiu Tai Po" Old Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Spring harvest tea leaves from 200-300 year old tea trees growing in Jiu Tai Po village in Jinggu county of Simao. Jiu Tai Po or "9 Mesa Village" is a small village with about 1200 inhabitants. Many are involved in tea production. The surrounding hills are covered forest and tea growing, often among larger trees. The elevation is an ideal 1500 meters.
Our Jiu Tai Po village tea cake is a sweet, thick and pungent tea. It's got a grain-like taste, bitterness and floral notes much like a good IPA! The cha qi is noticeable but not overpowering. Can be infused 10+ times without losing power.
Stone-pressed in the traditional manner.
Wrapper Illustration by Sara Gong
2023 Spring Harvest
250 grams per cake (7 cakes per bamboo tong)
30 kilograms in total
Previous Jiu Tai Po productions are listed here:2014 Yunnan Sourcing Autumn Jiu Tai Po Village Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
2019 Yunnan Sourcing "Jiu Tai Po" Old Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
2020 Yunnan Sourcing "Jiu Tai Po" Old Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
2022 Yunnan Sourcing "Jiu Tai Po" Old Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
This tea has been tested in a certified laboratory for 404 pesticides, and is within the EU MRL limits set for those 404 pesticide residues. For a full list of the 404 pesticides we tested for and more information about MRL testing and the EU Food and Safety commission click on this link.
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