Puer tea is usually compressed tea made from processed
tea leaves that have been compressed into molds of different shapes.
This tea is usually made from the broad leaf
tea tree Camellia sinensis var. Assamica.
Smell: Deep, earthy, reminiscent of a damp forest
Color: Exquisite dark, deep carnelian, through and through
Taste: Smooth, even with a high finish on palate;
rest high on palate with gentle tannins
Body: Thick and full
Liquor: Light, full with fineness
Stay: Very smooth, subtle and sweet finish,
even mid-tongue to the back of palate and tongue
Leaf: Fully roasted, fermented leaves and stems,
non-powdery or dusty
Conclusion: tannins are smooth and hardly noticeable,
non-complex, smooth but unique in its simplicity.
Aged evenly and perfectly stored.
Wonderful with meals or after meals.
A great reviver during mid-day or a pick -me-up in the morning.
Excellent substitute for coffee.