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[Bangwei 2013] Ancient Tree Raw Pu'er

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Recommended for experienced raw pu-erh lovers who enjoy strong sandalwood notes AND want to age such tea for years to come

Harvested from over 500-year-old tea trees in Bangwei, this raw pu'er exhibits strong character with sandalwood base notes. Its dry and full body nature lingers longer  compared to Banzhang Raw Pu'er of the same collection.

Tasting Notes:  Sandalwood, Japanese iris, elderflower

Terroir  Bangwei Village, Lancang County, Pu'er City, Yunnan
Elevation  6,200 ft
Age of Tea Tree  500+ years (gushu)
Vintage   Spring 2013

Aging Potential  40-60 years 
Storage Condition  Traditional (Guangdong, China)

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1oz / 28g yields 50+ cups

Serving size  Each serving can be steeped 8-9+ times over a day

Delivery Timeline

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

  • US  2-5 business days
  • Canada  5-10 business days (Standard) / 3-5 business days (Express)
  • Worldwide  10-20 business days (Standard) / 3-5 business days (Express)

We ship out the next business day morning. 

For last-minute gifts, we recommend our e-gift cards.

 

Shipping Fee

Our regular shipping fee is as follows:

  • US  $9, or free shipping over $75 purchase
  • Worldwide  quoted at checkout, or free shipping over $150 purchase

All the international orders are fulfilled as DDP (Delivered Duty Paid). Pre-paying duties upfront allows international shipments to be delivered door to door and not held at the customs. 

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    Andrew F.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 stars
    8 months ago
    Reminds me of the dark raw pu-erh I used to drink in China

    Before I met Ashley, I struggled to find a good source of raw pu-erh that matches the quality I used to get as gifts from China. I mostly drank ripe pu-erh because it was easier to find decent ripe pu-erh that is palatable. However, with raw pu-erh, decent quality is not enough. So I used to tell people that I like ripe pu-erh better.

    Then, I met Ashley. I’ve been placing my regular orders with Mansa Tea for a few years now. And I discover new favorites through Mansa. This Bangwei raw, for example, reminds me of the dark raw pu-erh I used to drink in China. It doesn’t get bitter even when I let it steep for longer. And it gives me just the right amount of energy I need to get through my day. It’s absolutely my new favorite!

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    Hi Andrew, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. It's great to hear that our Bangwei 2013 Ancient Tree Raw Pu’er is your new favorite! Ashley is happy to hear you are enjoying the tea. We do our best to source the highest quality teas from all over the world, and we're glad that you are able to enjoy them in your daily life. We’re so glad to hear that Mansa Tea has become one of your favorite tea brands because we aim to please our customers with the best quality products and service. Again, thank you for your kind words.
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