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Evening Fragrant Jade

Evening Fragrant Jade Raw Pu-erh Tea

1998 vintage - first spring harvest, Wan Xiang Yu

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Type: Raw Pu-erh (naturally fermented)
Grade: Premium
Production area: Jingmai, Simao Prefecture, Yunnan Province

Taste characteristics:
During the 1990s, few teas cakes were made entirely from old growth arbor tea trees as compared to the practice today. This tea cake was made entirely from centuries old tea trees in Jingmai Mountain and then aged in Yunnan since production in 1998.

This cake was repackaged and made its debut in China recently and has been much revered. The wonder of this tea begins when you brew it because the aroma of the tea can be detected from afar. The first sip gives you a strong ginseng fragrance, a distinctive bitterness turned bitter sweet. The subsequent brews reveal a combination of stone fruit and sweet Longan (Dragon eye fruit) flavors. This tea is very pure, yet the flavors are so complex. The "Qi" is quite remarkable and relaxing. Drink this tea in the evening, take a deep breath and you cannot help but feel that "life is good."

NOTE: free shipping on sample.
Evening Fragrant Jade Raw Pu-erh Tea 5g sample $46.00 Evening Fragrant Jade Raw Pu-erh Tea 390g Cake $3,453.00

BREWING INSTRUCTIONS:
This aged Pu-erh is best brewed in a small 100cc-150cc Yixing teapot. Use boiling water to make the first two brews. Use slightly cooler water (208F/98C) for subsequent brews.
- Pour hot water inside and outside to rinse and warm the teapot.
- Fill 1/3 of the teapot with tea leaves pried from the tea cake.
- Pour in boiling water (212F/100C) to quickly rinse the leaves.
- Discard the water immediately.

BREWING TEMPERATURE: Rinse at: rinse tempBrew at: brewing temperature

BREWING TIMES:
RINSE
1 sec.
1st BREW
5 sec.
2nd BREW
5 sec.
3rd BREW
10 sec.
4th BREW
20 sec.
5th BREW
40 sec.
6th BREW
2 min.
7th BREW
3 min.
8th BREW
5 min.
STIMULATION FACTOR: Good "Qi"
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Customer Comments:

average rating 100%
Truly outstanding 07/26/2018
By Maddison
Tasted blind...we all agreed this was one of the finest Wuyi
Sheng puer teas...Flavor character just as described... truly exceptional...
average rating 100%
It's an amazing tea 03/27/2018
By anon
It's an amazing tea. The flavors keep changing in my mouth.