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Pu-erh (Loose Leaf)

Pu-erh (Loose Leaf)

Pu-erh (Loose Leaf)

A potent earthy profile, with notes of fresh moss and a deep, rich cup.

Ingredients: Tea (Camelia Sinensis)
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  • Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
  • Steeping Temp: 100°C
  • Steeping Time: 2 to 3 mins.
  • Certification: Organic
  • Origin: China
  • Caffeine: High

Pu-erh (Loose Leaf)

This loose-leaf pu-erh is from the Yunnan Province in southern China, known for is richly earthy teas. Notes of fresh moss are at the forefront of the flavor profile, with a lingering earthy aroma.

Tasting Notes

Certification: Organic
Grade or Quality: Leaf

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This is a lovely rich tea.  It lends itself well to short repeated steeping for a number of cups of tea.

Submitted by PattyAB

From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog

Pu-Erh: A Unique Experience - by Richard Isaac

Pu-Erh: A Unique Experience

Hailing from a magical-seeming country and boasting a fascinating preparation process, Pu-Erh tea is one of the most unique ways to enjoy one of mankind’s oldest hot beverages. Even the name is special: Pu-Erh comes from a trading post that was often used to barter for such products as tea in the Imperial China.

The leaves for this tea are grown on trees in China’s Yunnan Province, a gorgeous rolling land covered with greenery, foothills, and mountains. Classically beautiful terraces provide rich earth in which luscious crops grow, waterways wind through misty mountains, and temples sit against cloud-draped vistas.

It is fitting, then, that one of China’s most innovative and unmatched teas should come from one of its most sweeping regions. The ripe discs of Pu-Erh are meant to be brewed quite differently from regular loose leaf. Instead of coming in a bag or in a container of unfettered leaves, this tea arrives pressed in a disk and all wrapped up. To make a pot, simply remove...

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