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Precious Heritage Raw Tea

Precious Heritage Raw Pu-erh Tea

(1990s vintage - unknown harvest)

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Weight:  50g (1.75 oz) (broken cake)
Type:  Raw (unfermented)
Production area:  Menghai, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan

This is a classic traditional pu-erh tea that has been stored in the Hong Kong warehouses.  This style of raw pu-erh typically refers to teas that were stored and aged in environments that are humid, such as places like Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia.  Due to the high humidity and the resulting changes of the leaves, the color of the tea broth is darker and the mouthfeel is very smooth, resulting in a tea that can sometimes be mistaken for a ripe pu-erh.  This style of pu-erh is very popular among pu-erh drinkers in Hong Kong.

Velvety smooth and mellow, this tea is clean, thick and lively.  In addition, it offers a cooling and sweet finish that is savory and relaxing.

for 50g

Use 5g of leaves per 6 ounces of water. Quick rinse the leaves with boiling water (212F) before brewing.


1 sec.
1st BREW
20 sec.
2nd BREW
10 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 80%
Old tea with qi! 01/13/2021
By Cody
My wife relies on this tea to pick her up during overwhelming and busy days. The murky, warm brown tea broth smells of delicious wet bark , freshly turned straw and quickly transport me to a dreamy barnyard. A sweet and lovely mushroom quality that didn't overpower or put me off (i don't like the ripe puerhs as much) . For us, the qi energy this tea delivers is second to no other puer in level of positivity and drive. A special tea in our collection.
average rating 100%
Precious Heritage 05/25/2018
By Scott Bond
This puerh is a great example of why HK style storage has been so popular over the years. This raw puerh has a rich and clean flavor without any undesirable storage odor or taste. Very nice feeling in the mouth and the tea is calm and relaxing in the body. Subtle wood and mushroom and a pronounced sweetness in all of the steeps. A wonderful tea to enjoy any time of day, my favorite is in the early evening. Great experience to share with friends.
average rating 100%
My fav!! 05/08/2021
By Olivia Oldaker
It's been my favorite aged raw for the last couple of years on this site. So well balanced, rounded deep tea. It's great for gongfu, prefers seasoned clay pot to open it fully. I keep it for a special occasion such as a deep meaningful conversation or decision making.
Our responseThis tea takes me back to my days growing up in Hong Kong.
average rating 100%
Sweet mushroom broth. 10/02/2020
By Neal Perrin
This pureh is a new experience for me sweet mushroom broth. Clean smooth and delishous a real treat indeed hope to buy more.
Our responseThis is the old style raw pu-erh that most older generation Hong Kongers like. Glad you like it.