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Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh Tea

1992 vintage—autumn harvest
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Type: Ripe Pu-erh (fermented) loose leaf
Grade: 3 & 4
Production area: Menghai, Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Yunnan Province

Taste characteristics:
"Tang Xiang" translates to mean "sugar scent or "sweet fragrance." The incredibly clean aged ripe Pu-erh offers a thick, yet very silky and smooth, mouthfeel. The flavors are multi-dimensional, depending on the water temperature. When brewed with boiling water, the tea is rich, dark, and warm. Using water with lower temperature, the "tien" (meaning sweetness) starts to emerge, along with many other flavors. What is remarkable about this tea is that in addition to the "tien" (sweet), there is definitely the "gan" (cooling sensation) that coats the entire mouth and throat, giving rise to a very relaxing and mouth watering experience.

The superb quality of this tea suggests high quality base leaves used for this tea. Without a doubt, this is a rare find. To quote my tea master with only slight exaggeration, "This is a tea that is worth mortgaging your house for."
Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh Tea 50g $35.00 Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh Tea 100g $69.00


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

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Anytime enjoyment! 07/15/2019
By Patrick Miller
This is a great tea to enjoy alone or with friends anytime of the day. It is refreshing and balanced without caffeine jitters. The taste is full and flavorful with a slow, sustained release—sip after sip. A great way to compliment friendship and association!
Our responseAbsolutely agree. Cheers!
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Re-ordered twice so far 11/11/2021
By Laura C.
I'm new to puer, but enjoyed this one enough to re-order it twice so far. It's very sweet without mushroomy or smoky notes. Since it's loose, there's no extra step of prying leaves off a cake.
Our responseWelcome to pu-erh. YOu have discovered the allure of aged pu-erh tea.
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wonderfully complex 03/27/2018
By anon
Wonderfully complex, I can hardly pull myself away from taking in the many fragrances, dark and rich, like some kind of rare, unique and hard-to-find sustainably-sourced coffee.
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Pure Delight 03/27/2018
By anon
Overall, this 1992 Ripe Pu-erh from Bana is a pure delight. This kind of tea that makes me lose all sense of time as I get lost in the taste and aroma and complexity of it.
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All day drinker. 05/25/2020
By Neal Perrin
This is a great shu for all day drinking. Really enjoyed later Steepings that's where the most flavor was for me. Long aftertaste enjoyed this puerh very much.
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Wonderful pu erh 01/15/2019
By Claire Forgan
I love this pu erh. I ordered the Bana pu erh tea sampler and this one was my favorite. I drink it almost every day!
Our responseThank you for taking the time to submit a review. I appreciate it very much.
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Delightful 08/16/2023
By Nirvair Khalsa
Delightful, fragrant, high quality Pu Erh
Our responseThank you for the nice review. Aged pu-erh takes tea enjoyment to a whole new level.