Pu-Erh Tou Cha

Pu-Erh Tou Cha

Loose Leaf Tea | Black
$9 USD
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Life giving leaves and powerful paws define synergy. Peace and friendship, care and compassion, innocence and play ignite in single-minded focus and ultimate harmony.

Blending Notes

AROMA: Broad & earthy
PALATE: Plum-like, musty, earthy
PURPOSE: Contemplation

Pu-Erh Tou Cha is low in tannins and has a thick, smooth, earthy flavor.

Ingredients

Aged black tea

HIGH CAFFEINE
BLEND NO. 3080

A "second crop" (er shui) tea picked during the months of June and July, this Pu-Erh Tou Cha is characterized by fat, succulent leaves which have been pressed into small, convex bowl shapes called Tou cha, and is prized for its distinct, earthy flavour. Famous as a medicinal tea, Pu-Erh Tou Cha, a large-leafed tea from the Yunnan province, acquired its name from the market town of Pu-Erh Tou Cha where the tea was originally processed and sold. The leaves are grown high in the mountains and then carried in shoulder baskets down through the forests and into the town. They are most commonly formed into bricks or cakes and traditionally used as a form of currency.

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