Yiwu is a small town in Mengla county of Xishuangbanna, famous for its ancient tea mountain. Pu-erh tea produced in this area has features of aroma and smooth taste. And this is also the place where "Old Tea Horse Road" starts. This Pu-erh cake is made of tea leaves picked from ancient Pu-erh tea tree in Yi Wu mountain (Luo Shui Dong village). A classic product of Yi Wu ancient Pu-erh, suitable for collection.
How to prepare this Pu-erh tea in a Congou style?
Step 1: Pry tea off with Pu-erh Knife and add 2g - 5g of tea leaves (serving 1 - 3 persons) to a teapot or Gaiwan.
Step 2: Pour boiling water into the teapot, give the tea leaves a rinse for 10 seconds. Then draining the water out, leaving only the soaked tea leaves
Step 3: Fill the teapot with boiling water again, cover the lid. After steeping 10 seconds (shorter or longer according to your desired strength), the tea can be poured into a tea pitcher to be served.
Step 4: repeat 3 for over 15 times. Gradually increase steeping time for subsequent brewing.
How to store Pu-erh properly?
To store Pu-erh tea properly, put it in a dry place with good ventilation. Never store Pu-erh tea air-tight or put in the moisture or close to goods with peculiar smell.