30 Year Royal PuErh

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30 year Royal PuErh, a tea that embodies decades of mastery and tradition. This vintage tea has been meticulously aged for three decades, resulting in a depth of flavour that's truly remarkable. Sourced from the lush tea gardens of remote Yunnan, China, this PuErh boasts a rich, dark brew with a smooth, earthy profile.

Our 30 Year Royal PuErh pays homage to the art of tea aging, where time transforms the leaves into nuanced flavors. With each sip, you'll experience deep, woody tones, hints of cocoa, and a lingering sweetness. Crafted for the discerning palate, this tea is perfect for those who appreciate the wisdom and heritage behind every cup.

Rooted in tradition, this PuErh has been lovingly nurtured over decades, capturing the essence of its origin. Whether you're a seasoned tea enthusiast or a curious newcomer, our 30 Year Aged Royal PuErh offers an unforgettable experience. Savor the essence of time with each cup, and indulge in a sip of history.

About This Tea

Ingredients: Aged and Fermented Black Tea

Nuances: White/Cremini mushroom, earth, and loam

Steeping Essentials

Amount of PuErh: With gongfu brewing you steep smaller but more portions, this is why Gaiwans and Yixing teapots are the most suitable tools. We recommend 5-8 grams (heaping tsp) of tea steeped 120 ml of water.

Rinsing: In a gongfu session, your tea vessel should be pre-heated, and the leaves should be ‘awakened’ through a quick ‘rinse. To do this you add the tea leaves with 120 ml of water in your steeping vessel (mug or gongfu tea pot). Then you wait for 5-30 seconds and discard the first infusion. The rinsing time can be short for loose leaf PuErh. Note that the tea leaves don’t have to be completely unfurled. Generally, a 30 second rinse is adequate.

Steeping: After rinsing, you can infuse the tea leaves again with 120 ml of water and cover your gaiwan or teapot with a lid. When you’re using a Yixing teapot, you can optionally pour hot water over it, to further lock in the heat inside of the teapot. Wait for 10 seconds and pour out. The steeping time for gongfu sessions is much shorter because we’re using a large amount of leaves relative to the amount of water (120 ml).

Generally, we recommend applying a 10 second steep for the first 3 infusions, followed by adding 5 more seconds for every subsequent infusion. However, feel free to adjust this depending on how you like the intensity of the previous steep. You can reuse the PuErh tea leaves until the flavour has become too light. We recommend doing a final 2-minute brew to draw out all the flavour. Enjoy your tea!

Storage: Sealed light proof jar/tin in a cool cupboard. Keep away from heat and light sources.

Best Before: 6-9 months depending on storage. Optimum freshness in the first 6 months after opening