2017 Yunnan Sourcing "Zao Qiao Di Village" Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Zao Qiao Di is a small village south of Jinggu Township in Simao Prefecture. It's a high altitude village (1900 meters) with cool weather year-round and a cold misty spring. There have been tea trees growing here for more than 200 years, and unlike many other villages the majority of the trees are close to that age. Our production is from 100-200+ year old tea trees growing naturally on steep hillsides above the village.
The tea is thick and soupy with a sweet, bitter, and nutty taste. The tea soup is yellow gold. The brewed leaves are olive-green in color. This is the first flush of Spring 2017, picked in the 3rd week of April.
400 grams per cake (7 cakes per bamboo leaf tong)
Stone-Pressed in the traditional method
60 kilograms in total produced (150 cakes)
This tea has been tested in a certified laboratory for 191 pesticides, and is within the EU MRL limits set for those 191 pesticide residues. For a full list of the 191 pesticides we tested for and more information about MRL testing and the EU Food and Safety commission click on this link.