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2012 Zi Juan Purple Leaf Pu-erh

$ 70.00

A delicious sheng (or raw) pu-erh with a rich taste and no bitterness. Harvested in late April, the purple leaf pu-erh comes from a  particular type of tea plant cultivar whose leaves are purple in early spring. The purple indicated a high amount of zinc  and other nutrients, all of which lends itself to a smooth and complex flavor.

This tea cake's tea pluck consists of one bud and two to three young leaves.


Pu-erh tea


Use 2 to 3 grams of tea for every 6 ounces of water. Generally this works out to a teaspoon per every 6 ounces of water. For the first infusion, use boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes. Add 15 to 30 seconds for every subsequent infusion. You can infuse this tea at least 7 times.