This well aged Pu-erh dates from between the 1940's and 1960's. There are no wrappers so it is hard to identify the exact year. This comes from a famous factory in Yunnan. A light and sweeter tasting Pu-erh. 1 oz packs directly from the cake. We now have some full cakes of this old tea. Tea from a different era.
These cakes have no wrappers but come individually sealed. The cakes are in good shape and have no off taste. A very smooth and full mouthed cup. When brewed very strong (10g) some really magical flavors appear. This tea steeps at least 10 times and the taste changes with each cup. The large leaves of these cakes are processed in the old method of slow oxidation. The leaves are deep brown when steeped with a deep rich earth smell only years can create. A drinkable antique. Hong Tai Chang Factory made in China. A worthy addition for an historical perspective (and taste) of Pu-erh tea.