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Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh

Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh Tea

1992 vintage—autumn harvest
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Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh Tea
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Weight: 50 grams or 100 grams loose leaf
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 100g $39.00 Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh Tea 50g $22.00


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:

Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh Tea
average rating 100%
Anytime enjoyment!
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!
Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh Tea
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wonderfully complex
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.
Tang Xiang Ripe Pu-erh Tea
average rating 100%
Pure Delight
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.