This is a premium Pu-erh raw (Sheng) cake made of leaves harvested from the ancient tea trees in the Yi-Wu area, manufactured by Tong-Xing brand in 2006 - one of the four most famous ancient Chinese pu-erh tea houses/brands.
This is a premium Pu-erh raw (Sheng) iron cake made of leaves harvested from the ancient tea trees in the Yi-Wu area, manufactured by Zhong-Cha (CNNP) in 2015 - one of the top contemporary pu-erh tea manufacturers in China.
This is a premium grade Pu-erh raw (Sheng) cake produced in 2008 using all A grade leaves from the Bang-Dong area, one of the premium Pu-erh tea's core production ares in the Yun-Nan province. Bang-Dong pu-erh is known for it is high ageing value, strong Qi and harmonious balanced flavour.
This is a Old Comrade Pu-erh 9948 raw (Sheng 生) cake 161 series, designed by a Pu-erh tea master of more than 50 years experience - Zou Bing Liang. Although being a young cake, it is already bursting with high class Pu-erh orchid aroma. It is a cake of high collection value.
This is a Pu-erh raw cake compressed in 2006 by Pu Wen factory using leaves harvested from Pu Wen's own eco estate in Xi-Shuang-Ban-Na with all 1-3 grade spring leaves. This cake is know to use same leaves inside out, single estate corp of vibrant strong tea leaves. It is a cake that won the silver prize during the historical 2007 China Pu-erh Tea Future Strategy Summit.
This is a premium ripened pu-erh cake produced in 2005 by the Pu-Wen factory, using all pre-QingMing leaves as part of the factory's 50 years' celebration and introduction of new products. The tea leaves were harvested from Meng-Hai area. The cakes were made with well balanced young and mature leaves and have aged for more than 10 years, yielding all premium ripened pu-erh's characteristics.
This is a premium pu-erh raw (Sheng 生) brick that won the Tea Ancestry gold award of 2007. It is made of early spring Meng-Hai wild tea tree leaves by Long-Yuan-Hao, a prestige Pu-erh brand. The brick reveals its abundant silver bud leaves. It has a beautiful refreshing and mellowing taste.
DaYi (大益) is one of the best known Pu-erh brands in China and world wide and the 7542 recipe raw cake is the most produced cakes of all DaYi's products. It is known for its high age value and is considered as the benchmark for the evaluation of raw pu-erh cakes. This is a small version of 7542 cake (150g).
DaYi (大益) is one of the best known Pu-erh brands in China and world wide and the 7572 cake is a classic and traditional DaYi ripened cake, in production since 1970s. It is produced using Mao-Cha (raw leaves) from the Men-Hai area. Its tea brew is clear and brightly red with elegant mellow taste and silky texture. It is a must try for ripened Pu-erh lovers.
Xia Guan (下关) is one of the most prestige Pu-erh brands in China and world wide, known for its Tuo Cha production. It uses Mao-Cha (raw leaves) from areas such as Lin Cang, Bao Shan and Si Mao, using unique technique to compress the bowl shape Tuo Cha. Its tea brew is clear and brightly yellow with elegant mellow flavor and lingering aftertaste. It is a must try for raw Pu-erh lovers.
Xia Guan (下关) is one of the most prestige Pu-erh brands in China and world wide, known for its Tuo Cha production. It uses Mao-Cha (raw leaves) from areas such as Lin Cang, Bao Shan and Si Mao, using unique technique to compress the bowl shape Tuo Cha. Its tea brew is clear and deep red with elegant mellow and woody flavour. It is a must try for ripened Pu-erh lovers.
Pu-erh tea is unique in many aspects. Some of them being:
Pu-erh tea's production is extremely geographical: highly concentrated in south-west of the Yunnan Province, different mountain ranges produce different teas with distinguishable characteristics
the teas are often name after the mountain range areas of production, sometimes the name of the villages where they are produced. Such as Ban-Zhang, Meng-Hai, Yi-Wu etc.
Prestige brands and products: similar to premium wines which value increases with ageing, premium Pu-erh teas have also got collection value due to their post fermentation nature. There have been various prestige brands known to have produced quality products, such as Tong-Xing, Zhong-Cha, Lao-Tong-Zhi etc.
Valley Green Tea is offering some of these prestige aged pu-erh teas that are of collection value here.
Please note: the collection is limited for all teas listed under this cagegory.