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Palace Puerh

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Palace Puerh | 宮廷普洱

 Tasting notes: Earthy, woodsy, velvety
 Origin: Menghai, Yunnan, China
 Cultivar: 大葉種 (Puerh Assamica)
 Elevation: 1000m
 Oxidation: ⦿⦿⦿⦿⦿

Once a tribute tea for emperors, this fully fermented ripe Puerh is made purely of young buds for a silky, velvety texture.

Why we love it:

  • It is the top grade of fully fermented ripe Puerh, made purely of young buds, which gives it a silky, velvety texture. 
  • As a fermented tea, it pairs well with heavy food like dim sum. It has also been shown to help improve blood sugar control and lower cholesterol levels.
  • Because the tannins are broken down in the fermentation process, ripe Puerh is a very mellow tea with no bitterness or astringency.
  • Most ripe Puerh is produced from the leftovers of raw Puerh production, but we source this from a family in Yunnan who are dedicated to perfecting ripe Puerh in its own right.
  • It ages well - you can keep it for many years.

What is Puerh tea?

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We find that most Ripe Puerh tea does well with high temperatures, even boiling. We like how the earthiness is accentuated at temperatures just below boiling with this one. As a small leaf tea, the flavour gets strong, quickly, but not bitter.

Gongfu style (Gaiwan)
6g | per 100ml | 98°C | 45s
+15s per steep for at least 7 steeps

Western style (Teapot)
3g | per 100ml | 95°C | 3 mins
+1 min per steep for at least 3 steeps

These are just guidelines. As we always say, it’s best to experiment with a range of temperatures and leaf-to-water ratios to understand the tea and your own taste preferences.

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Hong Kong delivery

Delivery is free for orders of HK$500 or more. Heavy items do not qualify for free shipping. Please allow 5-7 working days for your delivery. See our shipping policy.

International delivery

Delivery is free for orders of HK$2500 or more. All other orders have a flat delivery fee of HK$450. Heavy items do not qualify for free shipping. We aim to send orders within 5 business days of payment, and they are usually delivered within 14-60 days, depending on the destination. See our shipping policy.

Returns policy

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Not all items are eligible for refunds. Please see our refund policy for more.