2018 Yunnan Sourcing "Hai Zi Zhai" Wild Arbor Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake
Hai Zi Zhai (海子寨) is located in north JInggu just to the west of the 222 road to Zhenyuan. There are only 12 families living in the village which is access by a very recent dirt road that winds through the hills before arriving at the 222. Hai Zi Zhai village tea cultivation goes back about 120 years and there is both plantation and wild arbor tea growing in the area. Our pressing is made entirely from first flush of spring tea picked from 40 to 120 year old tea trees growing wild to the northwest (uphill) of the village at about 1550 meters.
Our Hai Zi Zhai tea is very smooth, sweet and thick in the mouth. It's creamy without alot of bitterness or astringency. Cha Qi is moderate and induces a calm state. The experience of drinking it brings connection and harmony with the pure unadulterated tea trees deom which it comes.
You can find the location of Hai Zi Zhai here!
400 grams per cake, 7 cakes per bamboo leaf tong
April 2018 Harvest (only 50 kilograms produced)
Wrapper Illustration by Patrik Benedičič
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.