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20 Year Aged Iceland Pu’erh Raw

Organic
207-50-P
In stock: 21
3.9
China
£5.51
£5.51
CN
Origin
China
Asia
Caffeine Level (mg/1g)
0
1-10
11-20
21-30
31-40
41+

Description

Description

Our 20 Year Aged Iceland Pu'erh is a fine aged raw (sheng) pu’erh from Mengku Iceland Tea Garden in Shuangjiang County, Yunnan. Iceland tea 冰岛茶 is a famous and highly sought after Yunnan tea with a rich history recorded back during the Ming Dynasty (before 1485). It is grown in a small village that sits isolated 2,000 meters above sea level along the once-bustling and absolutely historical Ancient Tea-Horse Road. 

Picked from large, wild ancient trees (over 100 years old) and is composed of whole, unbroken twisted large leaves. It is said that the leaves of Mengku trees are dark green and soft, with an especially strong fragrance that is very unique. 

When the tea is initially steeped, it has a slightly woodsy aroma, then releases a smoky floral richness. This Aged Iceland pu’erh totally comes alive after the first infusion- it is incredibly smooth, with a slight camphor, incense like note. It has a strong chaqi that is smoked, smooth, fresh and has just a touch of astringency.

If stored properly, this tea will keep well and continue to age beautifully. For the best tea drinking experience, we recommend using a gaiwan and enjoying multiple infusions.

This is how to do it:
1 TSP or 1 BAG
200ml
95°C
1.5 - 3 min

Details

Ingredients:
Raw Pu’erh tea

Reviews

by Darran Riche
December 2021
I really like this tea, my first try of an aged raw pu'erh.
I get a smooth gentle taste of apricot melon and raisins with zero astringency/bitterness. I use a round teaspoon in a 150ml yixing teapot for 3mins, and get 3 tasteful steeps, a little longer for each steep which works well for my taste.
by Jess P
November 2021
So good and soothing - this is my go-to hangover tea or for stressful mornings and it always makes me feel incredible. The flavour is very smooth and not on the musty side like you get with many puerhs. Will be buying many times!
by Andrea Bush
June 2021
Stunned at how amazing this tea is. I drink the blackest of blacks,and mostly Shu puerh as I like my tea STRONG and dark. Full bodied . Lapsang Souchong is my favorite. But I wanted to try a well aged Sheng as I heard they are better than the shu. Ripe... cooked Puerh. When I saw how light and golden this was... I was worried . But this is smooth, NO bitterness. Buttery, soft, delicate and has a honey apricot flavor. I will be buying it again. LOVE it!
by Peng
September 2020
Great! Filled with fruit aroma, clean, smooth, astringent but the bitterness disappears in the mouth after one or two seconds.
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