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  • Bird's Nest Puer - fermented

    Bird's Nest Puer - fermented

    Lishi tea

    Description

    Product Description

    This is the taste of all the good emotions. It is the taste of infinite kisses. It is the taste of arriving at your perfect shore. I give to you.

    Our fermented Bird’s Nest Puer Tea (Toucha) is from Menghai located in the Yunnan Province in China.
    The tea leaves were harvested in September 2006, have been sundried for 75 – 80% and have had a 2 month fermentation process after which the leaves are compressed into a nest-like shape.
    Puer tea derives its name from the market town of Pu-er, where it was originally processed and sold. It is said that the unique taste of  Puer Tea was developed because it took weeks to transport the tea leaves by horseback to the town to be processed.
    During this transportation period the tea leaves would begin to ferment in the humidity and release a strong, fragrant aroma, which people found quite pleasant.
    A special technique of tea fermenting developed and Puer was thus created.
    Puer teas are much like fine wines, which become smoother and more balanced with age. 
    Compressed Puer Teas can be preserved for up to 40 years and the quality of the tea improves with age.

    Details

    100g

    From Menghai, Yunnan Province, China

    100% Puer tea

    Produced in 2013

    Out of stock

    Recommended Brewing Instructions

    A penny size chunk per person in fresh hot water (100°C) for 3-5 minutes. You will get several infusions from one serving.
    £14.09