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Pu-erh

€8.50
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Once transported overland through the so-called “road of tea and horses”, pu erh tea is a specialty originating in yunnan, China. It undergoes a unique manufacturing process, a prolonged microbial fermentation that gives the full and sweetish flavor and the distinctive fragrance of underbrush. Great accompaniment to charcuterie and cheeses, it is highly reputed in China for the healthful properties.

2,5 gr x 200 cc. of water at a temperature of 95°C. Infusion time: 3 minutes.

Peso
Quantity

Origin
CINA, Prov.Yunnan
Colour
Very dark red liver
Aroma
Unique and penetrating of wood, damp earth, mold, notes of moss
Taste
A velvety thickness as a texture and a surprising sweetness, with light notes of wood and licorice
Infusion
Gr 2/3 gr.in 200 cc. Of natural mineral water at a temperature of 90 °. 4-5 min. Infusion time. Excellent prepared with the Gongfu method or in Gaiwan, the traditional cup with lid.
When and how
Dopopasto, Dine
Pairings
Important cheeses, stewed meats, patés. Comparable to a Sauternes, among the wines