Warm + Rich
[Menghai 2009] Old Tree Ripe Pu'er
Handcrafted from century-old trees in Menghai, Yunnan Province, this compressed ripe pu'er tea has a balanced mix of cinnamon red buds and leaves. The dark mahogany liquor is warm with earthy and woody notes, and the velvety body lingers with a surprisingly refreshing quality. It serves as a smooth introduction to aged ripe pu'er for developing pu'er enthusiasts.
If you like cheese, try pairing with Brillat Savarin, a cow's milk cheese from Ile-de-France. This triple creme cheese will accentuate the rich and earthy quality of [Menghai 2009] Old Tree Ripe Pu'er.
Tasting Notes: Cinnamon, apple mint, buckwheat
Terroir Menghai County, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan
Elevation 5,500 ft
Age of Tea Tree 50-100 years
Vintage Autumn 2009
Aging Potential Up to 20 years
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Ingredients Naturally Organic Old Tree Ripe Pu'er Tea
Tasting Set To find your favorite collection, we recommend trying Taste of First Step
Brewing Guide We recommend using Gaiwan teaware to enjoy the subtle changes in flavor over multiple infusions. To learn more about our brewing technique, visit Our Brewing.
Serving Size Each serving (3g) can be steeped 5-7 times over a day
US $3 or free over $50 purchase
Canada $10 or free shipping over $150 purchase
Worldwide $20 or free shipping over $150 purchase