Single Origin, Farm Direct Teas

2014 Seven Sons Shu Bingcha Pu-erh

deep, earthy, warming

Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China

$ 112.00

Elevation: Variable, 500 Meters or More
Varietal: Pu-erh large leaf
Oxidation: 100% + Fermented
Production: Shu fermentation
Caffeine: Medium

The southern tribes of Yunnan have long exchanged Seven Sons Bingcha to symbolize reunions and marriages at which many sons are present. Post-fermented and processed by a local indigenous Xishuangbanna factory, the leaves are sun-dried, steamed and hand-pressed into stone molds containing their signature divot. Dried cakes are fermented and aged in controlled humidity for one year. The finished discs are stacked seven-high in wrappers as has been the tradition for over 2000 years. 

A very clean bing-cha (cake) Pu-erh. Light, clean, crisp, sweet. Great for someone looking for a Pu-erh they won’t ever get tired of and can drink every single day.

Steeping Guidelines:

4g | 8oz. @ 205˚F | 1 minute
Use a yixing or porcelain teapot. Drain completely and serve. 
Please re-infuse 7 or more times. 
Serves 49  8oz. cups per 1oz. of whole leaf tea

 

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