Light + Nutty
[Yiwu 2018] Wild Lao Raw Pu'er
If you drink green tea daily, you'd already be familiar with the range of green tea flavor profiles: vegetal and grassy, marine and umami, or nutty and toasty. But did you know that raw pu'er (or pu-erh) is processed like green tea but has a unique nutty aroma?
Hailing from the historical Yiwu mountain range in Yunnan, this ancient tree raw pu'er is smooth and well-balanced with a lingering floral scent and a lightly roasted nut flavor. You can also pair it with Etorki, a semi-hard sheep's milk cheese from the Basque Region, or dark chocolate to bring out the savory nuttiness in the tea. This will be the perfect addition to your current green tea collection.
Tasting Notes: Japanese iris, Brazilian nut, fig marmalade
Terroir Yiwu Mountain, Laos
Elevation 6,500 ft
Age of Tea Tree 100-200 years (gushu)
Vintage Spring 2018
Aging Potential 40-60 years
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Ingredients Naturally Organic Ancient Tree Raw 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
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- Canada 5-10 business days
- Worldwide 10-20 days
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- Canada $10 or free shipping over $150 purchase
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