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Enchantment of Ancient Trees Ripe Pu-erh Tea in a tong
Enchantment of Ancient Trees Ripe Pu-erh Tea in a tong
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Enchantment of Ancient Trees Ripe Pu-erh Tea in a tong

2018 vintage spring harvest

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Type: Ripe (fermented) Pu'erh (grade: 1-3)
Production area: Bulang Mountain, Menghai County, Yunnan Province

It is not often that ripe Pu-erh engenders a high degree of excitement but this one is definitely an exception: Thick, dense, bold and so delicious. This tea is made from ancient trees that are around 300 years old.  The leaves have been fermented using the local mountain spring water.  After the fermentation process completed, the tea was further stored for three years to stabilize its overall quality.

Premium leave source, perfect fermentation process, and good post-fermentation care are key ingredients for a good ripe Pu-erh.  This tea has it all.  As Master Chan advised Linda Louie, “I believe The Enchantment of Ancient Trees will be the best ripe pu-erh you will have come across in recent years.”

Enchantment of Ancient Trees - 100 gram (3.5 oz) cake $56.00 Enchantment of Ancient Trees Ripe Pu-erh Tea in a tong $373.00

Use 5-6g of leaves per 6 ounces of water. Rinse the leaves twice with boiling water (212 degree F) and discard the water. Start steeping according to the recommended steeping times below:


1 sec.
1st BREW
10 sec.
2nd BREW
5 sec.
3rd BREW
10 sec.
4th BREW
20 sec.
5th BREW
30 sec.
6th BREW
40 sec.
7th BREW
1 min.
8th BREW
2 min.
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Customer Comments:

average rating 100%
Rich flavor 07/18/2021
By Sara K.
This tea has a bold, complex flavor (I almost want to describe it as having a 'metallic tang' but that sounds bad and I don't mean that in a bad way). It smooths out after a few brews into a less complex, more soothing flavor. I like that the flavor changes so much over the brews, it adds variety. I can tell that I need to drink this tea more to fully appreciate it.
Our responseThank you for your nice review and high mark.
average rating 60%
Interesting as I went on 03/12/2019
By Sabotis
First few recommended infusions 1-3 had a "seafood market" smell not that off putting but it was there. As the infusions went on 4 or more there was less of that market Nose. Taste was surprisingly clean Rich and earthy with a slight medicinal finish. Cake Label was embedded in the cake posed some challenges.
Our responseCake label is called the "inner ticket." It is to be embedded in the cake as a way to authenticate the tea cake. Glad you enjoyed the taste of this tea.
average rating 100%
Novice 08/22/2020
By Mary
I am a novice and this is my first pu-era tea! I almost expected it to be unpleasant because of what someone had told me about their experience. So imagine my surprise when I fell in love! I loved this bold, earthy taste and the smell is a whole separate thing. I am very happy with my first choice!
Our responsePu-erh comes in a range of qualities. We are so glad you were pleasantly surprised with the quality of our tea.
average rating 80%
excellent tea 04/17/2019
By seth berg
I am saving my 5 star review for a tea I haven't yet discovered that is the best ever; so this tea gets 4 stars. This tea has no flaws, it's extremely smooth and has a nice deep rich taste. None of the flavors are especially interesting, but it is well balanced with no off tastes. Worth the price.
Our responseHi Seth, this is as good a review as I can get from you because you are such a discerning pu-erh drinker. I believe this tea will grow more interesting as the years pass. Thank for your review.
average rating 100%
My Favorite Tea So Far! 01/08/2020
By Shelley Oram
Enchantment is the word for this delicious tea! It is full bodied yet delicately flavored with complex undertones. The rich lingering after taste doubles the enjoyment. Just the aroma of this deep red tea makes me swoon. I look forward to this tea all day!
Our responseI let Master Chan know about your comments. He was very pleased.