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

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.Mansa Tea's Brewing Guide for [Yiwu 2018] Ancient Tree Raw Pu'er

Serving Size  Each serving (3g) can be steeped 5-7 times over a day

Due to COVID-19, the updated delivery timeline is as follows:

  • US  2-5 business days
  • Canada  5-10 business days
  • Worldwide  10-20 days

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Our regular shipping fee is as follows:

  • US  $5 or free shipping over $50 purchase
  • Canada  $10 or free shipping over $150 purchase
  • Worldwide  $20 or free shipping over $150 purchase

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