Shou Pu-erh Mini Tuo Cha 熟 普洱 小 沱茶 Pu-erh Tianhong “Exquisite Aroma” Region: China, Yunnan Harvest: 2012 Description: Tianhun (Tien Shan) Pu-erh “Exquisite Aroma”, 84 g, is an artificially aged pu-erh made from dried tea leaves. This is a perfect, delicate and spiritual drink. In the production of this pu-erh, the best dried tea leaves from the high mountain ancient tea trees of Laobanzhan village are used. Tea is made entirely by hand using the special Tianhun moisten heaping technology using millstone and a press. The village of Laobanzhang is located in Xishuangbanna in the county of Menghai, at an altitude of 1700 m above sea level. In this place you can find both ancient cultivated tea bushes and wild tea trees. Residents of Laobanzhan Village take care of ancient tea trees completely by hand. When making tea, they are guided exclusively by traditional methods of production: they pluck fresh leaves with their hands and dry them in the sun in the old- fashioned way. Until today, tea from Laobanzhang is still completely natural, environmentally friendly and not touched by civilization. Among the Pu-erh, growing in other areas, Laobanzhang Pu-erh has long been given the title of "King", "Tea King" and "Banzhang King." The ancient tree garden of the village of Laobanzhan has become a valuable place of origin for pu-erh and natural tea leaf, it really is a rare treasure of those places. Taste, aroma: Production of this type of pu-erh perfectly combines the advantages of natural fermentation with artificial aging according to Shou technology - heating raw pu-erh on coal in closed boilers. This approach allows to achieve excellent taste and rich, refined aroma. The taste is rich, astringent, with a light bitterness. Useful properties: Tianhun Shou Pu-erh has strong tonic properties, invigorates and improves mood. It is also a healthy drink, which in China is called the tea of beauty, harmony and eternal youth. Due to the large amount of antioxidants and vitamins in pu-erh, it has a positive effect on the body: it helps to lower blood sugar, stimulates digestion, boosts metabolism, etc. How to brew. Brewing method: to brew this tea, use porcelain tea, a teapot made of porous clay or a glassware. Proportions of tea to water: 4-5 grams per 150 ml, pour with water no more than 95-100 ° С. For the first time, it is enough to brew for 6-8 seconds, then you can enjoy the drink. Tea is able to keep its refined aroma and taste for up to 4 or more brewings.