Aged Raw Puer Tea | Purple Cane Wild Puer Tea 紫藤千年野生饼 Year 2003
Yunnan Province, Lincang, Mengku |Large-leafed Variety Raw Tea |500g ±| 2003| Puer Tea| Yellowish Red| Mellow| Strong
Produced by Purple Cane Malaysia since 2001, the “Wild Puer” is a classic example of originality. It is a natural ageing condition (dry storage) branded tea of Malaysia. The raw material comes from the primitive organic wild tea bushes of Mengku, Yunnan. Leaves from these rare and ancient tea trees, more than 500 years old, give a profound taste, strong aroma, relishing flavour; in short, what Puer tea is all about.
In early spring of April 2001, Purple Cane together with tea extraordinaire Mr. Xiuyuan Lin and Mr. Rong Jiasheng, Chairman of Yunnan Shuangjiang Mengku Tea Co. Ltd., held a spring Tea Expo in Kunming. From this expo the first ever custom-made tea product with all-inclusive ingredients – “Purple Cane Wild Puer” (500g) - from the Mengku Daxueshan Tea District was conceived.
The tea cake surface is compressed with the original leaves of ancient arbor tea trees. Red, yellow and purple ribbons are compressed within the tea cakes. The purple symbolises the exclusive distribution to Purple Cane whilst red and yellow point to distribution to the China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan tea market. Since then, Purple Cane has consistently followed up year after year in a 7-year-long production cooperation.
Break off a well-sized portion of tea leaves from the tea cake, add to brewing vessel until ¼ filled. Pour in freshly boiled water at 85°C-95°C and drain the tea infusion immediately. 1st brew is not for drinking, the purpose is for the tea leaves to unfurl and moisten. This helps release the full flavour of tea for a satisfying brew.
For 2nd brew, refill the brewing vessel with about 30 Seconds to extract the full flavour. Pour and Serve. It is good for several brews. Re-steep the leaves in a similar manner to enjoy the tea as it develops from steep to steep; continue re-steeping until the leaves are exhausted of flavour.
Lincang located in the southwest of Yunnan province. It is divided into 8 Counties, Linxiang District (临翔区), Fengqing County (凤庆县), Yun County (云县), Yongde County (永德县), Zhenkang County (镇康县), Shuangjiang County (双江县), Gengma County (耿马县), Cangyuan County (沧源县).
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