2018 Yunnan Sourcing "He Tao Di Village" Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Entirely Old Arbor tea from the Spring 2018 Harvest from He Tao Di Village in Jinggu County of Simao. He Tao Di (lit. Walnut Grove) Village is a tiny village (with just 11 households in total) that is located south-east of Jinggu town in a remote roadless area. 2 of the families are engaged in tea production and have been for several generations. The remainder of the villagers tend walnut groves.
The "He Tao Di Village" tea trees range in age from 40 to 200 years old growing at an altitude of about 1650 meters. The trees are pure assamica varietal (大叶种), with leaves that are large and stout, and have a deep olive-green color. This tea will brew up a perfectly balanced thick and pungent brew. Bitter, sweet, umami, honey, brine and orchid essence can be found in this wonderful tea.
Net Weight: 400 grams per cake (7 cakes per bamboo leaf tong)
Harvest time: April 2018
Harvest Area: He Tao Di Village, Jinggu County of Simao Prefecture (Yunnan Province)
Total Production amount: 140 cakes (50 kilograms)
Wrapper Illustration by Patrik Benedičič
To see previous Yunnan Sourcing "He Tao Di Village" releases look just below:
2017 Yunnan Sourcing "He Tao Di Village" Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
This tea has been tested in a certified laboratory for 191 pesticides, and is within the EU MRL limits set for those 191 pesticide residues. For a full list of the 191 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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