2004 Fengqing "Tippy" Shou Pu erh Tea Cake
Fengqing County is situated in the northwestern part of the Lincang, in Yunnan Province. The Fengqing shou or (ripe) Pu erh teas are unique because they don't follow the traditional way of "wo dui" or wet piling. Fengqing ripe pu erh is fermented in bags or sacks rather than being wet piled on the floor as the more traditional way is done. This unique process leads to a very sweet burnt sugar and earthy tasting tea. The tea soup is a creamy beautiful dark colour and has a strong aftertaste. What makes this tea cake unique, is that it consists of all tips or (highest leaf grade) which is now recently very hard to find. This tea is available in 357 gram tea cakes and a 20 gram sample option.